Children's Book Websites


Links and resources in the field of children's literature,
children's book illustration, and books for kids.

Resources and Organizations

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators a professional organization for writers and illustrators of children's books SCBWI – Upstate New York Chapter the eastern New York State chapter of SCBWI The Purple Crayon information about children's book publishing from children's book editor Harold Underdown resource and social networking web site for people in the children's book industry Publishers Weekly book publishing and bookselling reviews, bestseller lists, commentary and more The Children's Literature Web Guide internet resources related to books for children and young adults, links to authors/illustrators on web BookSense website for independent booksellers, lists of bestsellers and store locator Publishers Weekly subscribe (free) to PW Children's Bookshelf - weekly newsletter focusing on the children's book industry Reading is Fundamental Website games, activities, booklists, clubs, info on illustrators, lesson plans Book Adventure a site to help you find books of interest for each grade level, plus games and prizes AOL Kid's Reading Website a site for kids with games, book reviews, trivia, authors, news The Children's Book Council trade association news about children's books and events, list of publishers Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Supporting the profession of children's librarianship to provide the best library service to our nation's children. Kay E. Vandergrift Learn about authors and illustrators; extensive website links and other info. Sharyn November An interesting take on children's literature. Just For Kids Who Love Books A Website For Kids 8 to 14 about authors, books, reading, and more. where illustrators can create products with their own pictures on them Reading Is Fundamental | Article Motivating Kids to Read: Children Who Can Read, But Don't... | Article Reading Skills and Great Books for Kids Wilkinson Studios artists' agent representing children's illustrators Insite Website Design & Development full service website design company – children's book websites a specialty Online children's bookstore "where juvenile literature is the sole focus" Merritt Bookstore Hudson Valley (New York) Bookstore - Three Wonderful Locations

Illustrators and Authors on the Web

Lisa Thiesing on an additional on-line portfolio of children's book illustrations by Lisa Thiesing Paul Ratz de Tagyos website of author / illustrator Paul Ratz de Tagyos, the most complicated name in children's books Kathleen Kemly website of Kathleen Kemly, illustrator of books for children Barbara Bash website of Barbara Bash - calligrapher, illustrator and teacher Amy Houts website of Amy Houts, children's writer Janice Lee Smith biograghical page about Janice Lee Smith, author of "Jess and the Stinky Cowboys"! Iza Trapani website of children's book author/illustrator Iza Trapani Tonya Bolden website of Tonya Bolden, writer, editor, speaker and workshop leader Monica Wellington blog and website of children's book illustrator Monica Wellington Paige Keiser blog of the childrens's book illustrator Paige Keiser Kim Norman the continuing adventures of Kim Norman, author, poet, illustrator and performer Brenda Sexton New Shoes Design: gift design and children's book illustration Viviana Garafoli website of Viviana Garafoli – children's book illustration