Authors & Illustrators

Extensive list of links to web sites providing biographical and other information about children's and YA authors.

This is an online database which is available to students, staff, and faculty at UW Oshkosh. Provides biographies of a wide variety of authors, including some children's & young adult book authors.

View illustrators' artwork & brief biographical information. Produced by the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.

This multi-volume set is available in print and electronically. The print resources are housed in the EMC Reference Collection. This should be your first choice for detailed information about authors and illustrators. Something About the Author includes not only well-known writers and artists but also less prominent individuals whose works are just coming to be recognized.

Offers in-depth interviews with authors, comprehensive bibliographies of authors' works, and relevant links. This resource requires registration, which is free.