This database provides biographical information about authors and illustrators of books for young people. The emphasis is on English-speaking writers, or international writers whose works are available in English translation. Each author entry has an address, bibliography, photograph, and citations for further research.
Part of David Brown's "Children's Literature Web Guide," this site contains an alphabetical arrangement of author and illustrator Web sites.
Black Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books
Z 1037 .R63 1999
Brief biographical entries provide information on Black writers and illustrators of books for children, published in the United States, but living in the Americas, Canada, Africa, or Great Britain. Each entry includes standard biographical information along with a selective bibliography of the individual's work.
Children's Books and their Creators
Z 1037 .C5424 1995 (Ref) An encyclopedic work that provides brief biographical entries on children's writers and illustrators, primarily from the last fifty years, although it does include older writers such as Beatrix Potter and L. Frank Baum. It also offers entries on subjects such as horror stories, mysteries, fantasy, folklore, science fiction, etc.