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I asked if folks could recommend great author/illustrator 
websites for a list I'm doing for my May article on (If you go to the site, pull down
under NEWSLETTER, sign up for it--it's free, natch--and
you'll get the list weeks before they post it on the site.)
Here were their responses:
I often refer kids to

I've also suggested


Karen DeFrank, LMS
Dorothy L.  Bullock Elementary School
Glassboro Intermediate School
Glassboro NJ
k d e f r a n k @ g l a s s b o r o s c h o o l s . u s

Have a look at

Jody Logsdon <>

I love Neil Gaiman  site:   if you don't already have it.   
And of course Jan Brett's

Mo Willems ROCKS!!   I just finished a unit on him with 1-3rd graders - we had 

Charlotte Lesser
Director of Elementary Library Services
Monadnock Regional School District
600 Old Homestead Hwy
Swanzey, NH 03446
(603) 352-6955 x384
on the web:


Toni Buzzeo writes:
I'm thinking mine isn't quite what you wanted, right?  I do have TONS of curriculum 
guides and RT scripts and such.  But it's not very "splashy."  Katie Davis's is 

(Note from Judy: I love Toni's site, which has been on my evergrowing Best list 
since I started it some years back. I don't need splashy--I need great content, and 
hers is rich with ideas. Katie's site has also always been on my list--but hey, 
Katie's an illustrator, so she can do all the splash herself, talented girl that 
she is.)
Toni Buzzeo, MA, MLIS <>
Maine Library Media Specialist of the Year Emerita
Buxton, ME 04093

Do you already have on your list?  I think it's a beautiful site 
and it has things for kids to do, educator resources, etc.
Barb Langridge, Children's Services
Howard County Central Library
10375 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21045

410 313-7880

Thanks for all your suggestions! Much appreciated.

Judy Freeman
Children's Literature Consultant
Reviewer for
Author of Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3
(Libraries Unlimited, 2006;
and Once Upon a Time:
Using Storytelling, Creative Drama, and
Reader's Theater with Children in Grades K-6 (2007)
and The WINNERS! Handbook (2010; brand new; on sale April 30, 2010!)
65 North Sixth Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
732-572-5634 /


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