Authors of Books for Students
in Preschool and 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.
Aardema Teacher Resource File
Van Allsburg Teacher Resource File
& Allan Ahlberg (The Jolly Postman and
- Frank Asch
- Molly Bang
- Stan &
Jan Berenstain: Authors of the Berenstain Bears Activities, interactive
books, email replies from characters and videos; visit them at the Random
House website too
Brown: Interactive games and lesson plan ideas for Arthur
- Margaret Wise Brown
- Jan Brett: an
endless supply of ideas and activities
- Eric Carle
Read-alongs, offline activities and coloring sheets.
Cooney Teacher Resource File
Crews Biography and Books
- Tomi dePaola
and Diane Dillon Teacher Resource File and from KidsReads.com
Seuss: Enter into Seussville with games and
Fox: Biographical information, lesson ideas
and book reviews
Henkes: resources from the Internet School
Library Media Center
- Syd Hoff
- Eric Hill's Official
- Tana Hoban bibliography
- Pat Hutchins' stories
features the popular character named Titch.
Kellogg and also from KidsReads.com
Lionni: Literature based lesson plans, resources and biographies
Lobel: Biography and books; supplemental unit from Schools of California Online Resources for Educators (SCORE) Project on his book Frog
and Toad are Friends.
Schoolbus homepage and games
- James Marshall (George and Martha) Interview and ideas
- Bill Martin,
Jr. (Brown Bear, Brown Bear)
- Mercer Mayer Little
McCloskey also has an Interview
(Blueberries for Sal, lesson plan for Make
Way for Ducklings)
Holmelund Minarik links to her Little Bear
- Robert Munsch
Oxenbury Book List
Pfister: Teacher Resource File and Lesson Plans from KiddyHouse
- Jerry Pollatta
Potter's Peter Rabbit
- Peggy Rathman
Rey, author of Curious George books
- Anne Rockwell booklist
from Random House for Kids
- Richard Scarry: Biography and List of Books
- 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.
- Rosemary Wells
- Audrey and Don
Wood: Printables, directions by kids, biographies, Q & A's
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.
Library from Storyplace.org includes 4 different
themes with an online story, online activity, take home story and booklist.
Available in Spanish
A-Z special preview of 28 leveled books for
guided and independent reading. You can download and print all of them
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 on May, 2007.