Authors and Illustrators of Children's and Young Adult Books


Update:

The authors and illustrators listed below have written and/or illustrated books for children and young adults. They have expressed interest in doing presentations for students (preschool through collegiate), educators, book clubs as well as general adult audiences. Visit their websites for additional information including bios, published works and contact information. We are continuing to update this page so please check back periodically for new information.

If you are looking for Kentucky authors to speak in your classroom, you may also want to use the Kentucky Authors for Educators website. This website categorizes Kentucky authors and illustrators by the age group for which their work is most appropriate.

Ohio

Adoff, Arnold
Adoff, Jaime
Alpine, Rachele
Andreasen, Dan
Arnett, Mindee
Balsley, Tilda
Barnhouse, Rebecca
Bentley, Tadgh
Berne, Emma Carlson
Berten, Jinny Powers
Bickle, Laura
Blair, Jamie
Borden, Louise
Bowers, Tim
Busch, Leah
Callahan, Tim
Canyon, Christopher and Jeanette
Carson, Mary Kay
Catalano, Dominic
Catrow, David
Cheng, Andrea
Chima, Cinda Williams
Clayton, Colleen
Cleary, Brian P.
Coates, Doug
Coley, Liz
Collins, Daryll
Cook, Kacy
Cowdrey, Richard
Dawson, Keila
Denslow, Sharon Phillips
Derby, Sally
Dinan, Kurt
Draper, Sharon M.
Durrant, Lynda
Ebbeler, Jeffrey
Ficocelli, Elizabeth
FitzSimmons, David
Fleischman, John
Fleming, Denise
Garretson, Dee
Garsee, Jeannine
Gebhart, Ryan
Gerber, Carole
Gerber, Linda
Girard, Geoffrey
Gleiner, Kelli
Gordon, Susie
Gott, Barry
Gross, Sandra
Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Hardie, Jill
Hattemer, Kate
Henry, Emily
Hillenbrand, Jane
Hillenbrand, Will
Holbrook, Sara
Hollihan, Kerrie Logan
Horning, Katherine J.
Houston, Dick
Houts, Michelle
Huante, Brenda
Hutton, John
Jakubowski, Michele
Johnson, Angela
Jones, Sarah Lucia
Kalis, Jennifer
Kallevig, Christine Petrell
Kennedy, Anne
Kennedy, Marlane
Kingsley, Kaza
Kittle, Katrina
Klein, Lisa
Knapp, Artie
Knowlton, Laurie Lazzaro
Kohart, Georgia
Kowalski, Kathiann M.
Krisher, Trudy
Kudrna, Charlene I.
LaFever, Greg
Landers, Melissa
Lee, Jared
Lewis, J. Patrick
Libby, Barbara M.
Lillie, Patricia
Long, Loren
Lord, Emery
Lucas, Sally
Lyon, Tammie L.
Mackall, Dandi Daley
MacLellan, Erin
Maschari, Jennifer
McArthur, Nancy
McBride, Kristina
McClatchy, Lisa
McCoy, Karen Kawamoto
McGeorge, Constance W.
McGinness, Suzanne
McGowan, Jennifer
Mihevic, Demetra
Milios, Rita
Millard, Casey Riordan
Millen, Cynthia (C.M.)
Miller, Brandon Marie
Montag, Maria
O’Bryant, Michael
Qamar, Amjed
Orshoski, Paul
Palen, Debbie
Pattou, Edith
Payne, C.F.
Pearsall, Shelley
Perez, Ashley
Perez, L. (Lucy) King
Perry, M. LaVora
Petach, Heidi
Philipson, Sandra
Pimm, Nancy Roe
Poling, Kyle
Polking, Ms. Kirk
Pryor, Bonnie
Richards, Natalie D.
Riley, J. D.
Robertson, Michael
Robinson, Aminah Brenda Lynn
Roecker, Lisa and Laura
Rosen, Michael J.
Roth, R. G.
Roth, Ty
Rubini, Julie
Sadler, Marilyn
Sanders-Wells, Linda
Saunders-Smith, Gail
Schmitz, Tamara
Schott, Elizabeth W.
Schreiber, Ellen
Seguin, Marilyn Weymouth
Shoecraft, William D.
Snyder, Betsy
Sowash, Rick
Springstubb, Tricia
Stapleton, Rhonda
Stock, Carolmarie
Strauss, Linda Leopold
Sturm, Cathy
Sutphin, Joe
Trounstine, Connie Remlinger
Turner, Megan Whalen
Udovic, David
Ulhman, Tom
Van Vleet, Carmella
Vaughn, Tracie
Vawter, Natalie
see Richards, Natalie
Waggoner, Tim
Wahl, Jan
Wald, Christina
Walker, Steven
Walvoord, Linda
Ward, Lindsay
Warga, Jasmine
Watkins, Adam
Wealer, Sara Bennett
Wiechman, Kathy Cannon
Zeltwanger, Paul E.