Authors of Children's Books

Learn about the authors of your favorite children's books!

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All Around Town | Storytime with SCETV
All Around Town | Storytime with SCETV

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All Around Town: The Photographs of Richard Samuels Roberts By: Dinah Johnson Publisher: Henry Holt & Co. Read by: Dinah Johnson This special picture book offers a window into the African American...
Lizzy Rockwell - Career Goals | Read Eat Grow
Lizzy Rockwell - Career Goals | Read Eat Grow

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Knowitall had the opportunity to talk with Lizzy Rockwell when she visited for the Read Eat Grow, a SC State Library event. We talked about her parent's influence on her career path. Anne Rockwell was...
Ann Grifalconi | Baker's Dozen
Ann Grifalconi | Baker's Dozen

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Ann Grifalconi is an author and illustrator from New York City. She specializes in presenting realistic characters from other cultures. Her book, The Village of Round and Square Houses, is a Caldecott...
Matt Christopher | National Book Month
Matt Christopher | National Book Month

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Matt Christopher transformed his love for sports into the setting for his numerous books for young readers. Baseball, basketball, soccer, football, hockey, mountainbiking, snowboarding, tennis - you...
Ching Yeung Russell | National Book Month
Ching Yeung Russell | National Book Month

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It is difficult enough to write a book in English, but can you imagine being able to write in two different languages? Author Ching Yeung Russell was born in China and her first stories were written...
Dinah Johnson | National Book Month
Dinah Johnson | National Book Month

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Dinah Johnson is a children's book author and a professor of English who specializes in African-American children's literature. In Dinah Johnson's book, All Around Town, we experience the lives of...
Betsy Byars | National Book Month
Betsy Byars | National Book Month

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Betsy Byars is an author of over 60 books for young people. Her book Summer of the Swans won the Newbery medal in 1971, and her works have been translated into nineteen different languages! Betsy and...