The more things you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places that you'll go.
                                                                           Dr. Seuss

On this page you can learn all about different authors and watch many video clips about the authors and their books. The video clips are all at the bottom of the page.

Anthony Browne - talks about his favourite picture book.  What is your favourite picture book?  Could you reccommend it to a friend to read?

David McKee - is a British writer and illustrator who is well known for his Elmer series of books.  In the video he talks about the picture book 'Elmer.'

Chris Wormell - is an English printmaker known for his illustrated books.  In the videos he reads 'Scruffy Bear' and 'Eric.'  Have a listen and enjoy!

Julia Donaldson MBE - is a British writer, illustrator and performer.  She is famous for writing The Gruffallo. In one of the video's you can meet the Gruffalo and join in with The Gruffalo song.  In the other video Julia Donaldson reads an extract from the sequel of The Owl and the Pussycat.  How many Julia Donaldson books have you read?

Malorie Blackman - is an author for older children and young adults.  She is a British writer who holds the position of Children's Laureate for 2013 to 2015.  In the video clip she talks about how to structure a story.  Could this clip inspire you to write your own storybook?

There are many, many children's authors and so many books for you to enjoy reading.  Use the web links below to find authors and books that you could read.


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