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Deborah Niland Home Page. Jenny Nimmo's Official Website. Garth Nix. Matt Ottley - Author. Welcome to Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle. Barbara Parks- Junie B. Jones. Oliver Phommavanh. Welcome - Philip Pullman.

Liz pichon home. Patricia Polacco. Transworld - Terry Pratchett. Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers: “I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died.

Transworld - Terry Pratchett

The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds. In over 70 books, Terry enriched the planet like few before him. As all who read him know, Discworld was his vehicle to satirize this world: he did so brilliantly, with great skill, enormous humour and constant invention. Terry faced his Alzheimer’s disease (an ‘embuggerance’, as he called it) publicly and bravely. Over the last few years, it was his writing that sustained him. My sympathies go out to Terry’s wife Lyn, their daughter Rhianna, to his close friend Rob Wilkins, and to all closest to him.”

Terry passed away in his home, with his cat sleeping on his bed surrounded by his family on 12th March 2015. A Just Giving page donating to the Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE) has been set up in his memory: Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face. Philip Reeve ~ Welcome. Matthew Reilly, the New York Times bestselling author. Welcome to Welcome to the Online World of Rick Riordan! The Emily Rodda Website. Michael Rosen - The Website. J.K. Rowling. Adam Rubin has a website. Cynthia Rylant. Louis Sachar — Children's Author — Home Page. Judy Schachner. Biography, Books and Facts. Darren Shan - Author of the Darren Shan Saga and The Demonata.

Welcome to Shel Silverstein. Horrid Henry series. Lemony Snicket. Jerry Spinelli. Booked Out Speakers Agency. Anne Spudvilas is a multi award-winning illustrator of children’s books.

Booked Out Speakers Agency

Her work on the picture book version of Mao’s Last Dancer, The Peasant Prince, took her to China with author Li Cunxin. The Peasant Prince won both the NSW and Qld Premiers Awards and CBCA Honor book in 2008. Anne’s work concentrates on portraying character and expression in people in commissioned portraits, courtroom sketching and children’s books. Anne is in demand for drawing workshops here and overseas and gives presentations about the process of illustrating books for primary and secondary level. What other jobs have you had? I’ve drawn and drawn since I could hold a pencil, but I’ve worked in other areas besides art. What themes are recurring in your work? Rebecca Stead Books. R.L. Stine. Jeremy Strong. Home. How Shaun Tan transformed children’s literature. The king said, “What punishment should someone receive who drags an innocent victim out of bed and throws her into the river to drown?”

How Shaun Tan transformed children’s literature

Sample the FT’s top stories for a week You select the topic, we deliver the news. The stepmother said at once, “That’s a dreadful crime. The murderer should be put in a barrel studded with nails, and rolled downhill into the water.” “Then that is what we shall do,” said the king. He ordered such a barrel made, and as soon as it was ready, the woman and her daughter were put inside and the top was nailed down. It is episodes such as this, from Philip Pullman’s retelling of “The Three Little Men in the Woods”, that explain why the tales of the Brothers Grimm are not so prominently displayed in the children’s sections of British bookshops these days.

Shaun Tan, the latest artist to give form to these German folk stories collected in the early 19th ­century, is not one to shy away from difficult subject matter. Shaun Tan is a visionary and a magician. Colin Thompson - Author and Illustrator. Home. Video Interviews with Top Children's Book Authors and Illustrators. World of David Walliams. Rosemary Wells. Westerblog. Bruce Whatley - Home. Nadia Wheatley. Through My Eyes - a powerful and moving new fiction series edited by Lyn White. Mo Willems. Illustrated Books. The Library Dragon Written by Carmen Agra Deedy Illustrated by Michael P.

Illustrated Books

White When Sunrise Elementary School advertised for a thick-skinned librarian with a burning love of books, Miss Lotta Scales knew she was perfect for the job. Who could guard books better than a REAL dragon? "She kept a fiery eye out to make sure no one removed any books from the shelves.... The very thought of sticky little fingerstouching and clutching, pawing and clawing, smearing and tearing her precious books just made her hot under the collar. " The teachers, singed and scorched, formed a delegation. Fortunately, nearsighted Molly Rickmeyer stumbles into a copy of Snuff the Magic Dragon and reads the tale out loud. David Wiesner. Carole Wilkinson. Jacqueline Wilson. Drahos Zak - Authors & Illustrators - Welcome to Walker Books Australia. Drahos Zak arrived in Australia from the Czech Republic in 1980 after completing a PhD in Illustration and Graphic Design at Charles University, Prague.

Drahos Zak - Authors & Illustrators - Welcome to Walker Books Australia

In Australia Drahos has worked as an Illustrator for various newspapers and magazines, but it is his illustrations for children’s books that have gained him international recognition. Markus Zusak : Home of The Book Thief and I Am the Messenger.