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  • An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume in this series provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children’s authors and artists. This critically acclaimed series covers more than 12,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.


Features and Benefits

  • Entries typically cover: personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, additional sources.
  • The series also includes a select number of autobiographical essays, about 10,000 words in length, written by the authors themselves and accompanied by a selection of unique family photos.
  • A cumulative author index is included in each odd-numbered volume.