Category: Profiles

Eric Carle

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is an American designer, illustrator, and writer of children’s books. He is most famous for The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a picture book with few words that has been translated into more than 62...

Don Freeman

Don Freeman

Don Freeman  was an American painter, printmaker, cartoonist, and an illustrator and writer of children’s books. He was active from the 1930s to the 1970s. Freeman was born in San Diego, attended high school...

Carol Edwards - Denekas - Love for Writing

Carol Edwards – Denekas

The world is a really tough place right now. Writing Inspirational Fiction is something I do to bring a smile, a little peace, a sense that there is hope that things will turn out...

David Wiesner

David Wiesner

David Wiesner is an American illustrator and writer of children’s books, known best for picture books including some that tell stories without words. As an illustrator he has won three Caldecott Medals recognizing the year’s...

Richard Gary - Stories

Richard Gary – Children’s Book Author

As a student in grade school, I always enjoyed writing short poems and stories. I’ve always believed that everyone has a capacity to create something, whether that something is music, art, cooking, decorating, or...

Chris Van Allsburg - Illustrator

Chris Van Allsburg – Master Illustrator

Chris Van Allsburg is an American illustrator and writer of children’s books. He has won two Caldecott Medals for U.S. picture book illustration, for Jumanji (1981) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he...

Kristina Ahlnäs

Kristina Ahlnäs

Kristina Ahlnäs has a Master of Science degree in geophysics and oceanography, from the University of Helsinki, Finland. As a Girl Scout she attended leadership training at a log peeling tent camp in the...

Dr. Richard P. Perry

Dr. Richard P. Perry

Dr. Perry has been working in education for over 30 years, having served as a high school physics teacher, high school assistant principal, high school principal, and superintendent of schools. He was recently honored...