- The Cheshire Simon
It was a dark and stormy night. The wind howled, lightning flashed, rain pounded the swirling trees. And then, just a few years later and a few hundred miles away, I was born. It was the mid20th century, in the Midlands, in the middle of summer. ...
- The Lobel Arnold
Arnold Lobel wrote and illustrated many, many books during his lifetime. His drawings of cats, mice, pigs, and other animals are favorites of children everywhere.Arnold Lobel grew up in Schenectady, New York, where he lived with his grandparents. Whe ...
- A Scarsbrook Richard
Richard Scarsbrook is a Canadian Author, Teacher, Actor, Songwriter, Singer, and Musician.Scarsbrook grew up in a tiny country place called Olinda near Leamington, Ontario, surrounded by orchards, fields, and the buzz of tractors and dirt bikes. Aft ...
- A Salter Helen
Helen first began writing in 2001. I was reading White Teeth by Zadie Smith and I read that she was 23 when it was published, states Helen. So I thought I had better get on with it I was interrupted for six months while removing pink woodchip wallpap ...
- The Barron T A
In everything I do, says T. A. Barron, Im a storyteller. As a dad, a writer, a documentary film maker, a conservationist, and a voice for the importance of heroes—in all these ways, I tell stories. Why? Because there is no more powerful—or more excit ...
- The Angelou Maya
Born Marguerite Johnson, Maya Angelou spent her formative years shuttling between St. Louis, Missouri, a tiny, totally segregated town in Arkansas, and San Francisco where she realized her ambition of becoming that citys first black streetcar conduct ...
- A Writers Online
Ive heard many authors say that they had always known, from a very early age, that they wanted to write. Not me. I enjoyed reading when I was a child and used to write stories but no more than most children. I didnt come from a very bookish family a ...
- The Poets Bookshelf
Our research project page of twelve famous American poets. Enjoy reading our biographies of these great writers and our own personal analysis of one of their poems. If you would like to learn more about the techniques used by poets, check out our Glo ...
- A Couloumbis Audrey
The papers call Maude notorious. But 12yearold Sallie knows her big sister didnt do the things the stories say... not on purpose anyway. In fact, she and Maude have made a fresh start and are trying to live on the upandup. But just when the girls are ...
- A Maria Donna
We train our little performers to a level of excellence that is not normally expected of children who are much older.Our children are trusted in delicate situations where not only performance quality is essential but the levels of behaviour required ...