Authors of Books for Students
in Primary Grades
This list is constantly being updated. Some authors are
already linked to websites and others are provided to guide your selection
of good authors for this age group. Eventually, all authors listed will
be linked to an online resource.
Brown: Interactive games and lesson plan ideas for Arthur
- Jan Brett: an
endless supply of ideas and activities
- Eric Carle's Official
Website: A great place to learn about authors and their techniques
Read-alongs, offline activities and coloring sheets.
- Joanne Cole's Magic
Schoolbus homepage and games
Seuss: Enter into Suessville with games and
- Jan Thornhill: View information on her books, how she makes her illustrations, and explore her "museums-in-a-bag"-items that she takes along when she visits schools.
- Pat Hutchins' stories
features the popular character named Titch.
- Stan &
Jan Berenstain: Authors of the Berenstain Bears Activities, interactive
books, email replies from characters and videos.
- Robert Munsch:
Poetry, photos, audio clips, response projects from students
- Audrey and Don
Wood: Printables, directions by kids, biographies, Q & A's
Potter's Peter Rabbit: Audio clips, greeting cards, and playground
Lobel: Teacher Resource File; also a Teacher Cyberguide on Frog
and Toad Are Friends
Lionni: Literature based lesson plans, resources and biographies
Fox: Biographical information, lesson ideas
and book reviews
Henkes: resources from the Internet School
Library Media Center
- Bill Martin,
Park, author of Junie B. Jones books
- Jerry Pollatta
- Peggy Rathman
Numeroff: Lesson plans for If You Give
a Mouse a Cookie from Kiddyhouse
- Rosemary Wells
- Margaret Wise Brown
- Verna Aardema Teacher Resource File
- Molly Bang
- Tomi dePaola
- Betsy Lewin
- Margaret Rey, author of Curious George books
- Marcus Pfister Teacher Resource File
- Charlotte Zolotow
Websites about Books, Authors and
Instructional Strategies for Using
Literature in the Classroom
Online Literature for Young Children
Pocket Full of Rhymes presents children with
a relaxed environment to learn and enjoy poetry.
- Absolutely Whootie
Stories to Grow By includes fairy tales, folk tales and other great
stories for children.
Meddybemps Beantime Stories are modern stories
designed for online publishing.
has real story tellers that read aloud fairy tales using Real Audio.
Follow the words or simply listen.
Tales and Poetry
from Alfy.com includes well illustrated books that are read aloud to
children and links to other online sources of text.
features read-aloud picture books, sing-along songs, video song books,
poetry, story-writing and illustrating contests and learning games designed
for children ages 2-12.
Rhymes from Enchanted
Learning, complete with rebus pictures for early readers.
A-Z's special preview of 28 leveled books
for guided and independent reading. You can download and print all of
Zone from the Internet Public Library's Youth Collection links to
picture books and short stories for young readers.
- Winnie the
Pooh Online Expotition Through the Hundred
Booklists for Young Children
This page last updated May, 2007.