Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919), American writer, born in Chittenango, New York. He was a newspaperman and began a series of books in which he created the land of Oz, a world of fantasy characters and adventure. The most famous of these books was The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. After his death, various writers continued the series, producing scores of volumes. A musical film, The Wizard of Oz (1939), based on the original books by Baum, has become a classic.
This category lists pages and sites about Stan and Jan Berenstain, creators of the Berenstain Bears.
This category lists pages and books that tell about the life and works of Judy Blume (1938-). Blume has written many books for children and young adults, including "Are You There God? It's Me Margaret," "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing," and "Superfudge."
Enid Blyton (1897-1968) was a British children's author, who wrote approximately 700 books and has been published into around forty languages including French, German and Dutch. Many of her books are still in print today, with some older editions becoming very collectible.
This category lists pages and sites that tell about the life and works of children's author and illustrator Jan Brett (1949-).
This category lists pages and sites about the life of children's author Marc Brown (1946-), creator of the Arthur series.
Author was born in May 1910, in New York and died in 1952, in Nice, France from an embolism following a minor operation.
She is best known for her books "Goodnight Moon" and "Runaway Bunny".
Dick Bruna was born in the summer of 1927, in Utrecht, Netherlands. He is a creator of picture books and his most important character is Miffy (1955):
"The bunny pair were overjoyed
Quite soon the baby came,
With ears so long, and fur so white -
And Miffy was her name."