Throughout the year we will spotlight many authors. Check back frequently as we add those we find with official web sites!
So far this year we have featured:
Jan Brett: The Mitten, The Hate, Hedgie's Surprise, Gingerbread Baby and more!
Lynne Cherry: The Great Kapok Tree, The Armadillo from Amarillo, and many more environmental themed picture books.
Roald Dahl: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Witches, James and the Giant Peach, and many more wonderful works of fiction!
Mem Fox: Wilfrid Gordon Macdonald Partridge, Koala Lou, and many more!
Gail Gibbons: We have two full buckets of her non-fiction picture books in our room! She's pretty awesome. Mrs. Ski met her many years ago at a workshop for teachers!
Gail Carson Levine: One of Mrs. Ski's favorite authors! She wrote Ella Enchanted, The Princess Tales, Two Princesses of Bamarre, and many other fantasy books.
Elizabeth Levy: If You Were There When they Signed the Constitution, Amber Brown, and more!
Stephen McCranie: Mal and Chad! There are a lot of comic strips here you can explore while you are waiting to get your hands on our copies of the books!
Megan McDonald: She writes the Judy Moody series!
Ann McGovern: She wrote a lot of the If you Lived... books, plus many more!
Mary Pope Osborne: The Magic Treehouse series is just the tip of her iceberg! She has written wonderful historical fiction, fantasy, science, fiction, realistic fiction, biographies, mythology anthologies, and more!
Margie Palatini: Hilariously delightful picture books. Her sense of humor will make you LOL!
Jack Prelutsky: Hilarious Poetry! A Pizza the Size of the Sun, The New Kid on the Block, Something Big Has Been Here, and more!
Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel): Dr. Seuss!
Shel Silverstein: Where the Sidewalk Ends, The Missing Piece, and more wonderful poetry!
Seymour Simon: Mrs. Ski's favorite non-fiction writer. He write fiction as well, but wowzers does he make science come alive!!!