David Ezra Stein

Children’s-book historian Leonard S. Marcus has called author and illustrator David Ezra Stein “one of the most gifted younger artists working today.” David’s book Interrupting Chicken was awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor, as well as many state awards. Scholastic named …Read more »

Julie Sternberg

Julie Sternberg received her MFA in writing for children from the New School. She is the author of Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie. She lives in Brooklyn. Visit her online at juliesternberg.com.

Tiffany Strelitz Haber

Tiffany Strelitz Haber is the author of two rhyming picture books.  The Monster Who Lost His Mean (Holt/Macmillan) and Ollie and Claire (Philomel/Penguin).  She was born in NJ, raised in NYC, has traveled extensively and lives for adventures. She will …Read more »

janet tashjian

Janet Tashjian is the author of acclaimed books for young adults, including The Gospel According to Larry, Vote for Larry, Fault Line, Multiple Choice and My Life as a Book. Disney adapted  into a television movie starring Clara Bryant and Shia …Read more »


Raina Telgemeier is the author and illustrator of the graphic novels Smile and Drama, both #1 New York Times bestsellers. She also adapted and illustrated four graphic novel versions of Ann M. Martin’s Baby-sitters Club series, and has contributed short …Read more »

Bill Thomson

 Bill Thomson lives and works in Southington, Connecticut, with his wife, Diann, and their three sons, Billy, Nik, and Ethan. Bill illustrated Karate Hour, Building With Dad, Baseball Hour, and Soccer Hour; and he also created CHALK and the upcoming …Read more »

Audrey Vernick

Audrey Vernick is the author of the New York Times 2012 Notable Book Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team, which was also named to Best of lists by Booklist, BCCB, The Wall Street Journal, …Read more »

Nancy Viau

Nancy Viau is the author of Look What I Can Do! (Picture Book/Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013), Storm Song (Picture Book/Amazon Children’s Publishing/formerly Marshall Cavendish Children’s, 2013), and Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head (Middle-Grade Novel/Amulet Books, 2008). Her stories, …Read more »


Joyce Wan designed her first greeting card when she was in first grade for a city-wide greeting card design contest. The design won first place and was subsequently sold through a major department store chain. Twenty years later that design …Read more »

Monica Welllington

Monica Wellington is the author/illustrator of more than 30 picturebooks for young children, all in her bold and brightly colored style. She was born in England and lived in Europe as a child before coming to the US. She has …Read more »