Biography Authors in the Best of the Web Directory

Biography Authors

About Leo Tolstoy

Features highlights of his life and career presented in a timeline of events.

Alexandre Dumas

Provides an overview on the writer's biography and career highlights.

Ashley Wolff

Features the author's archive of literary works as well as her profile and schedule of upcoming appearances.

Brassey, Richard

Provides insights on the author's books as well as photos and links to related pages.

Coleen Salley

Showcases biography of storyteller, professor and scholar.

Colin West

Details the author’s biography including a list of poetry, picture and story books.

David Almond

Presents a brief biography of the author along with reviews on his literary works.

Elizabeth George Speare

Presents an index of the author's literary works.

Eoin Colfer

Official site of the author. Presents his biography, photos, and links to related pages.

Grade Saver - The Lord of the Rings Study Guide

Provides an overview on the biography of its author, J.R.R. Tolkien along with a list of characters and related links.

The Horn Book - Virtual History Exhibit

Archive of articles, editor profiles, photos, and drawings.

Jacqueline Jules

Showcasing biographic information of the children’s book author. With list of appearances and activities.

Jenny Nimmo

Presents the profile of the author along with an archive of her literary works.

Jerry Spinelli

Presents a few facts about the author's life, testimonials, and his stories.

Joseph Bruchac

Contains biography and details on the author's school visits and performances.

The Kennedy Center - Judith Viorst

Presents a brief biographical information along with an interview on the author regarding her children's book, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day".

Kidsreads.com - Jan and Stan Berenstain

Provides an overview on the couple's literary works and career highlights.

Kidsreads.com - List of Authors

Provides an index of various authors. Contains biographies and documented interviews.

Kidsreads.com - Ludwig Bemelmans

Features the author's biography and list of book titles. Comes with facts and links to related pages.

Kidsreads.com - Norman Bridwell

Overview on the personality's biography as well as details his contributions to the filed of literature.

KidsReads.com: Audrey Couloumbis

Presents her thoughts on the writing process.

Kim Michelle Toft

Learn about this author as well as her range of environmentally themed children's picture book's and associated original silk art paintings.

Lemony Snicket

Official site of the famous author. Provides insights on the personality's biography and literary works.

Lesson Tutor - Authors of Lasting Fame

Presents the profiles and contributions to the field of literature of renowned writers, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charlotte Bronte, and Edna Ferber.

Luminarium - John Donne

Overview on the author's life and contributions to the field of literature.

Maya Angelou

Overview on the personality's biography and contributions to the field of literature.

Mitali Perkins

Facts and information about the Indian children’s book writer. Details on works included.

Molly Bang

Provides an overview on the personality's biography and literary works.

Morris Gleitzman

Biography of the fictional writer, Morris Gleitzman. Includes details of works and journal.

Neil Arksey

Contains biography, photos, and list of the author's literary works.

New Advent - Geoffrey Chaucer

Presents the author's biography and details on his contributions to the field of literature.

Ohioana Authors

Presents highlights from the lives of 52 notable authors. Includes list of their works, Ohio connection, awards and honors.

Paul Fleischman

Biographic information of the writer, as well as details on books and articles.

Philip Pullman

Presenting the life of children’s book author, Philip Pullman along with details on books and other writings.

Random House, Inc.: Robert Kimmel Smith

Presents a few facts about the life of the author of Chocolate Fever, Jelly Belly, and other award-winning books for children. Includes author bookshelf.

Random House,Inc.: Roald Dahl

Presents a brief biography of the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Includes author's bookshelf.

Random House: Madeleine L'Engle

Features facts from the life of the author who wrote the Newbery Medal book, A Wrinkle in Time. Find fun facts, a special message from the author,and bookshelf.

Random House: Patricia McKissack

Presents some details about the life of this award-winning author. Includes testimonials and author's bookshelf.

Random House: Sid Fleischman

Provides details of the life of this Newbery Award winner. Find testimonials and author bookshelf.

Robert Munsch.com

Official site of the author. Presents his biography and archive of his literary works.

Scholastic - Cornelia Funke

Information resource on the German author's personal and professional background.

Sherry Ashworth

Contains biography, FAQs, contact details, and list of literary works.

Susan Wojciechowski

Provides insights on the author's biography and contributions to the field of literature.

The Tolkien Society: J.R.R. Tolkien - A Biographical Sketch

Explores into the life and career of the famous author. Lists his literary works including "The Lord of the Rings" series.

Tomie dePaola

Official website featuring the life of children’s book writer, Tomie dePaola. With list of books and events calendar.

Yasnaya Poliana

Showcases a visual tour on the residence of the renowned author, Leo Tolstoy.

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Provides a message from the author, some details of her life, and bookshelf.

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