Bookable Authors: All

Manuela Adreani

Manuela Adreani is a children’s book illustrator and animator living in Turin, Italy. She illustrated The Wooden Camel, A Bank Street Best Books of the Year title. View →

 

Niki Ahrens

Niki Ahrens lives in San Diego, CA with her spouse, her inquisitive children Edel and Remy, and four pets. She is an outdoor education coordinator, naturalist, and intercultural consultant. Niki works to disrupt inequities by connecting nature and social justice learning experiences. She View →

 

R.W. Alley

R. W. Alley has illustrated over 100 books for children. He has received numerous starred reviews and awards for his works, including a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award. View →

 

Eliyahu Alpern

Born and raised outside Chicago and now living in Israel, photographer Eliyahu Alpern has been interested in food, travel, and photography since childhood. He’s been a musician, cougar rehabilitator, vegetarian chef, organic farmer and multi-media maven. His photographic specialty… View →

 
Ivan Amato

Mary Amato

Mary Amato is an award-winning children’s and YA book author, songwriter, and poet who lives in Maryland. Her books have been translated into foreign languages, optioned for television, and produced onstage. View →

 

Mehrdokht Amini

Mehrdokht Amini is an Iranian-born children’s book illustrator. She has been nominated for a Kate Greenaway Medal and been invited to participate in the prestigious Bratislava Biennial of Illustrations. She lives in the UK. View →

 

Jennifer Joline Anderson

Jennifer Joline Anderson has been writing since she was a teenager, when she had her first short story published in Seventeen magazine. She holds a degree in Hispanic Studies from Vassar College and has lived in Mexico and China. Today, she works as a freelance writer, editor, and… View →

 

Ted Anderson

Ted Anderson is a librarian, educator, and comics writer from Minnesota. He has written licensed and creator-owned comics for multiple publishers, including BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, and Aftershock Comics. He lives in Minneapolis… View →

 

Hans C. Andersson, MD

Hans C. Andersson, MD, is the Karen Gore Chair of Human Genetics and director of the Hayward Genetics Center at the Tulane University Medical School, where he directs the Biochemical Genetics Lab. Following fellowship training in clinical genetics and cell biology at the National… View →

 

Sonia Antaki

Of Swiss, British, and Syro-Lebanese ancestry, Sonia Antaki was born in Egypt. She’s spent her adult life as a performer, a financial analyst, and a Tony-nominated Broadway producer. She lives with her dog in California. View →

 
Adam Bird

Lenore Appelhans

Lenore Appelhans is the author of several books for children and teens. Her work has appeared on the Bank Street Best Books list, won a SCBWI Crystal Kite award, and been featured on boxes of Cheerios. Lenore is an ambivert, a proud Slytherpuff, and a world… View →

 
Christie Turnbull

Cynthia Argentine

Cynthia Argentine is a children’s book author and journalist living in Indiana. Before writing for children she earned a master’s degree in environmental law from Vermont Law School, and worked as an environmental and regulatory affairs consultant. View →

 
Martha Brockenbrough

Elana K. Arnold

Elana K. Arnold is the author of several books for young readers. She lives in Huntington Beach, California, with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of animals. View →

 
Claire Charde

Sandra K. Athans

Sandra is a fourth-grade teacher and literacy specialist. She is the author of many teacher-practitioner books on literacy instruction and is often invited to share her knowledge and inspiration at national reading and writing conferences. Sandra is also an adjunct professor with the… View →

 

Marcie Flinchum Atkins

Marcie Flinchum Atkins taught fourth graders about dormancy before becoming an elementary school librarian. She holds an MA and MFA in Children’s Literature from Hollins University. She lives with her family in Virginia. You can visit her at: www.marcieatkins.com. View →

 

Elizabeth Atkinson

Elizabeth Atkinson has been an editor, a children’s librarian, an English teacher, and a newspaper columnist. She lives in Newburyport, MA. Visit her at www.elizabethatkinson.com. View →

 

Ayesha Harruna Attah

Ayesha Harruna Attah is a Ghanaian-born writer living in Senegal. She was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and New York University. She is the author of three novels for adults, including the widely acclaimed The 100 Wells of Salaga. Her writing has appeared in The View →

 

Martha Avilés

Martha Avilés was born and raised in Mexico City. She has illustrated many children’s books including Say Hello, Lily; The Shabbat Princess; and Stones for Grandpa. View →

 
Photo by Rose Dehne Lynne

Lynne Avril

Lynne Avril grew up in Montana, but she has lived in Arizona for a long time. Lynne knew she would always be an artist, but when she was younger her other passion was for horses. As an adult, her other passion is playing the bass in blues bands. Lynne received a BA in Art from the… View →

 

Thea Baker

Thea Baker is an award-winning children’s book illustrator from Somerset, England. She currently lives in Australia, where she encounters many a mollusk along the beautiful coastline. Although fascinated by ocean life and a keen snorkeler, when it comes to deep water, she prefers… View →