Bookable Authors: All

Rebecca E. Hirsch

Rebecca E. Hirsch is an award- winning children’s author with a PhD in plant biology. Her picture books include Plants Can’t Sit Still and Night Creatures: Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep while You Sleep. She lives with her husband and three children in State College,… View →

 

Deborah Hocking

Deborah Hocking was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. In college she studied painting, illustration, graphic design, and Spanish. Her heart lies in forest exploration, mountain lake swimming, and bramble fort building. Build, Beaver, Build! is her first picture book. View →

 

Charles C. Hofer

Charles C. Hofer is a wildlife biologist, photographer, and writer living in Tucson, Arizona, home to many, many venomous snakes. Hofer has been a regular contributor to several award-winning magazines, where he often writes about science and nature for young minds. This is his first… View →

 

Kim Holt

Kim Holt is an artist and children’s book illustrator. Her passion for art and drawing started at an early age, fueled by her family’s love for the arts. She received her BBA in Marketing from Howard University and her BFA… View →

 
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Gwendolyn Hooks

Gwendolyn Hooks writes fiction, nonfiction, and magazine articles from home. When not writing, Gwendolyn visits schools to share her passion for books with students. She is a frequent speaker at teacher and librarian conferences. View →

 
Oliver Horne

Sarah Horne

Sarah Horne grew up in snowy Derbyshire, UK, with some goats and a brother. She then decided to be sensible and studied illustration at Falmouth College of Arts and earned a Masters degree at Kingston University. Sarah has written and/or illustrated numerous books for children and has… View →

 

Haiko Hörnig

Haiko Hörnig is a writer of screenplays and graphic novels. He lives in Frankfurt, Germany, where he writes for various clients and works with Marius Pawlitza on their fantasy series A House Divided. View →

 
Photo by Roberto Falck

Kate Hosford

Kate Hosford is the author of several picture books, including Infinity and Me which won the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book award and was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book. She lives in Brooklyn. View →

 

Katey Howes

Katey Howes is thrilled to be writing books for children. She is the author of the picture books Magnolia Mudd and the Super Jumptastic Launcher Deluxe, Grandmother Thorn, and Be a Maker. Katey lives in Upper Makefield, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three adventurous daughters. View →

 

Lois Miner Huey

Lois Miner Huey is an archaeologist for the state of New York. She has written nonfiction articles and books for kids, many of which focus on archaeology. She lives near Albany, New York. View →

 
 
Steve Bye

Wing Young Huie

Wing Young Huie photographs the dizzying socioeconomic and cultural realities of American society, much of it centered on the urban cores of his home state of Minnesota. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. View →

 
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Heidi Smith Hyde

Heidi Smith Hyde is the director of education of Temple Sinai in Brookline, Massachusetts. Her books include Feivel’s Flying Horses, a National Jewish Book Award Finalist, and Mendel’s Accordion, winner of the Sugarman Award. View →

 

Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl

Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl was born in the United States to Ugandan parents. For more than ten years, she has worked in international development in East and Southern Africa. View →

 
Shirin Tinati

Emily Barth Isler

Emily Barth Isler lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and their two kids. A former child actress, she performed all over the world in theatre, film, and TV. In addition to books, Emily writes about sustainable, eco-friendly beauty and skincare, and has also written web… View →

 

Gordon C. James

As a fine artist, Gordon C. James works to achieve the highest level of beauty. His work has been in International Artist Magazine, and is part of the Paul R. Jones Collection. Gordon’s illustrations, are soulful, and technically sound. He has won Caldecott and Coretta Scott King… View →

 

Patrick Jennings

Patrick Jennings’s books for young readers have received honors from Publishers Weekly, The Horn Book, Smithsonian Magazine, the PEN Center USA, the Woman’s National Book Association, and the Chicago and New York Public… View →

 

Belinda Jensen

Belinda Jensen is chief meteorologist for the NBC station in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. After earning her degree in meteorology, she worked for the National Weather Service. She has also been visiting classrooms and educating children about the weather View →

 

Ruth Jeyaveeran

Ruth Jeyaveeran is an Assistant Professor of textile design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and a freelance illustrator. In her first book, The Road to Mumbai, she explored her South Asian heritage. She was very excited to revisit that part of the world in her illustrations for A… View →

 

Rebecca L. Johnson

Rebecca L. Johnson writes award-winning nonfiction for children and young adults about scientific discoveries and the scientists who make them. She hopes her books will inspire new generations of scientists by introducing readers to some of the remarkable species with whom we share the… View →