Who's the Author? A Compilation of Children's Author and Illustrator Websites

Pulling one last copy of my now out-of-print Check These Out, I reminisced about the contents, feeling sad the content is no longer available.

The unit study needs a face lift. Check These Out will get the revision in due time. 

Until then, I will be compiling  author and illustrator websites for the authors studied in Check These Out, here.

I know many of my readers access these sites as they introduce their children to the people behind the picture and chapter books so well-loved. Every story written carries the fingerprints of the author. Hence, our family enjoys learning about the people and experiences which influence our  favorite literary treasures. 

For example, did you know E. B. White, author of the beloved Charlotte's Web, lived on a farm? He did!  And, Robert McCloskey, author of Lentil, played the harmonica. Interestingly, the main character, Lentil, played the harmonica. 

Robert McCloskey

Virginia Lee Burton

Patricia Polacco

Jean Craighead George

Beatrix Potter

Cathryn Falwell

Denise Fleming

Lois Ehlert

Eric Carle

Jim Arnosky

Dr, Seuss

Jerry Pinkney


Author autobiographies and biographies are two additional means of learning about an author. Watch this book trailer for In the Words of E. B. White.