Airlie Anderson

Airlie Anderson

Airlie Anderson has been published as an author and illustrator by several notable houses such as Child’s Play International, Little Brown & Co, Dover Publications, and Tiger Tales. She is the recipient of several book awards including the 2014 Gold Independent Publishers Book Award, the Best English Language Books for Children (Taiwan), as well as the 2008 Practical Preschool Award. Click here to see Airlie’s books. Airlie grew up in Carmel, California. The town’s fairytale charm and origins as an artists’ colony made a strong impression on her as a child. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration and now lives near Princeton, New...
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is an award-winning author whose books include Duck, Duck, Moose!, Tyrannosaurus Wrecks, Orangutangled, and over thirty more books. Her books have been named to the Junior Library Guild, the California Reader’s Collection, the Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year lists and the Amelia Bloomer list. Find out more about her by visiting sudipta.com or her blogs NerdyChicksRule.com and...
Jennifer Berne

Jennifer Berne

Jennifer Berne is the award-winning author of picture book biographies Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau and On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein. Her fiction books include Calvin Can’t Fly: The Story of a Bookworm Birdie and its sequel Calvin, Look Out!: A Bookworm Birdie Gets Glasses. Jennifer grew up in New York City where she was active in dance and theater as a child. She studied art and design and worked for Andy Warhol at “The Factory.” After a successful career in advertising, Jennifer began writing for Nick Jr. Magazine and writing books about the subjects she loves most — our amazing universe and the people who discover its secrets. She lives in a house she designed in the rolling hills of Columbia County, NY. She and her husband spend their summers aboard their sailboat, cruising the coast of Maine. For more about Jennifer, visit...
Brian Biggs

Brian Biggs

Brian Biggs is the illustrator of over one bazillion children’s books, three of which he also wrote. His newest series is Tinyville Town (September 2016). He has worked with many of the greatest children’s writers in the world, such as Jon Scieszka, Garth Nix, Wendelin Van Draanen, Mac Barnett, Marilyn Singer, and Kelly DiPucchio. Brian lives in Philadelphia with his wife, two teenagers, and some animals. He creates his books in an old garage studio that is overrun by zombie...
Sophie Blackall

Sophie Blackall

Sophie Blackall is a Brooklyn-based Australian artist who has illustrated over thirty books for children, including Ruby’s Wish, Meet Wild Boars, Big Red Lollipop, Pecan Pie Baby, The Baby Tree, A Fine Dessert, and The New York Times bestselling series, Ivy and Bean. She has won awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Horn Book, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and The New York Times. Her poster commissioned by the MTA Arts for Transit program was seen in subway cars all over New York City in 2012. She has recently been working with Save the Children, UK on their International Children’s Book Initiative, which has taken her to far-flung places where they don’t have many books, like Rwanda and...