2012 Authors & Illustrators

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    Lisa Albert | Author

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    Lisa Albert’s books for children and teens include biographies of famous teen authors (Stephanie Meyer, Lois Lowry), the non-fiction book So You Want to Be a Film or Television Actor?, and her latest book, the novel Mercy Lily, a thought-provoking young adult novel about an Oregon teenager facing the hardest decision of her life. [MORE]

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    W.H. Beck | Author

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    W.H. Beck’s newest book, Malcolm at Midnight (due out in September), is a suspenseful and humorous novel illustrated by Brian Lies who will also be appearing at this year’s Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival. [MORE]

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    Ilsa J. Bick | Author

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    Ilsa J. Bick is a child psychiatrist, as well as a film scholar, surgeon wannabe, former Air Force major, and award-winning author of dozens of short stories and novels, including the critically acclaimed Draw the Dark and Ashes. [MORE]

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    Matthew Cordell | Author/Illustrator

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    Matthew Cordell is an illustrator and author of books for children. [MORE]

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    Nina Crews | Author/Illustrator

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    Nina Crews is a critically acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator. She uses photographs and photocollages to create energetic stories about young children. [MORE]

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    Edward Hemingway | Author/Illustrator

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    Edward Hemingway’s first children’s book, Bump in the Night, was published in 2008 and was reviewed as “a monster of a good time". [MORE]

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    Jacqueline Houtman | Author

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    Jacqueline Houtman is a freelance science writer based in Madison, Wisconsin who also writes “sciency fiction” for kids. [MORE]

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    Steven Kellogg | Author/Illustrator

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    Steven Kellogg is the acclaimed illustrator and author of more than a hundred picture books, and is a recipient of the prestigious Regina Medal for his lifetime contribution to children’s literature. [MORE]

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    James Kennedy | Author

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    James Kennedy is the author of The Order of Odd-Fish (Random House Delacorte 2008), a young adult fantasy that was one of the Smithsonian’s Notable Books for Children 2008. [MORE]

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    Brian Lies | Author/Illustrator

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    New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Brian Lies knows how to make an entrance! [MORE]

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    Liz Garton Scanlon | Author

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    "Charming illustrations and lyrical rhyming couplets speak volumes in celebration of the world and humankind, combining to create a lovely book that will be appreciated by a wide audience... Perfection." [MORE]

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    Rebecca Williams Spindler & Madelyn Spindler | Authors

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    Rebecca Williams Spindler has a richly diverse heritage reaching from the Appalachia Mountains region of Virginia to shores of the Philippine Islands and nesting in the Wisconsin heartland. [MORE]

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    Sarah Weeks | Author

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    Sarah Weeks is the author of more than 50 picture books and novels for children, including the award winning novel, So B. It, the Regular Guy series for middle-grade readers, the popular Mrs. McNosh picture books and her newest novel, Pie. [MORE]

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    Dan Yaccarino | Author/Illustrator

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    Growing up in Montclair, New Jersey, Dan Yaccarino was influenced by comic books, vintage animation, toys and old films. [MORE]