There are many resources for children's authors and illustrators on the world wide web. Included here are sample websites representing publishers, literary agents, and organizations for those who create books for young people. Some sites of indivivdual authors and/or illustrators which contain materials or ideas that may be of special interest are also included.
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators This is the professional association for children's books authors and illustrators.
Graphic Artists Guild The Guild is a union that embraces all creators of graphic art intended for presentation as originals or reproductions at all levels of skill and expertise,
InkSpot A comprehensive resource for writers which includes articles, interview, market information, discussion forums, a free writers' classifieds, research tips, and a guide to the best resources for writers on the net.
Kid 'n Stuff Writing for Children Home Page Developed by Jody Blosser, a freelance writer of children's books, this page offers sound information for writers.
The Purple Crayon A children's book editor site. Most links point to key resources in a number of areas of interest--children's books, publishing in general, reference, and pictures.
10 Secrets of Success Getting your manuscript out of the slush pile is important to every writer. These ten tips will help land your material into print.
Children's Writing Resource Center This site is maintained by the Children's Book Insider, a newsletter for children's writers. It is designed from the perspective of authors and those who want to write.
Evelyn Gallardo Page This author website includes a section on the Evelyn Gallardo's excellent book: "How to Promote Your Children's Book."
Aaron Shephard's Author Online On this page you'll find loads of resources and treats for teachers, librarians, storytellers, children's writers, parents, and young people -- all from award-winning children's author Aaron Shepard.
BookWire BookWire is the book industry's most comprehensive and thorough online information source. BookWire's content includes timely book industry news, features, reviews, original fiction, guides to literary events, author interviews, thousands of annotated links to book-related sites, and more.
Children's Book Council This site includes information likely to be useful to professionals in the children's book field. The pamphlet, "Choosing A Child's Book" is available as well as articles on children's publishing. Information on Children's Book Week is provided.
School Library Journal Online News, ideas, and software reviews for school and public librarians who work with children and YAs.
Publishers Weekly Children's Bestseller List This is a quick means to keep in touch with the bestseller list in children's literature.
Children's Book PublishersThis provides a list of links to publishers that have www sites.
Susan Raab's "An Author's Guide to Children's Book Promotion" is a short but packed collection of tips and ideas for authors who want to take a more active role in marketing their own books
The Drawing Board for Illustrators A number of brief sound papers on different aspects of illustration.
Selected List of Multimedia Publishers, Producers, and Distributors In order to facilitate easy access to contact media publishers, producers and distributors this list has been compiled.
An outstanding collection of resources on children's literature Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page that includes numerous and varied author sites.
ACHUKA News, reviews, interviews, and author profiles of British authors and poets are available in the website. Interviews with authors/illustrators like Anthony Browne are a special treat.
An extensive list of links to author/illustrator information. Authors and Illustrators
Caldecott Award Page The official site for the Caldecott Medal given each year for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Newbery Award Page The official site for the Newbery Medal given each year for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Information about children's authors and illustrators, and their books is easily found at this Children's Literature Web Guide: Authors website.
Learning About the Author and Illustrator This site has over 500 links to author/illustrator information and pages.
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Created December 15, 1997, Last Reviewed and Updated October 14, 1998