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Tradewind Library: Authors and Illustrators

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Author and Illustrators

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Author and Illustrators

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Marc Brown

Marc Brown

Berenstain Bears

Alyssa Satin Capucilli - Biscuit

Margaret Wise Brown


Eric Carle

 eric carle

Doreen Cronin - Click Clack

Drew Daywalt - Rock Paper Scissors; Day the Crayons Quit


Tomie de Paola

           tomie dePaola

Julia Donaldson - Gruffalo

Dr. Seuss


Denise Fleming

Kevin Henkes


Victoria Kann - Pinkalicious

John Lechner

Sticky Burr

Bill Martin Jr. - Brown Bear

David McLimans

 gone wild


Laura Numeroff - If You Give...

Robert Munsch - Love You Forever, Stephanie's Ponytail


Jane O'Connor - Fancy Nancy

Amelia Bedelia

Aaron Reynolds - Creepy Carrots, Creepy Pair of Underwear


Judy Schachner - Skippyjohn Jones

Where the Wild Things Are

Melanie Watts - Scaredy Squirrel

scaredy squirrel

Mo Willems

Elephant and Piggie

Karma Wilson - Bear books

Storyline Online

Dozens of books read by celebrities! 

Jerry Pallotta - Who Would Win?

Seymour Simon - Science books!

Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg

Kate DiCamillo

  Winn Dixie


Dan Gutman - My Weird School



Mary Pope Osborne - Magic Treehouse

Shel Silverstein - Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends


Who Was - What Was- Where Is?

Fairy Tales - Folk Tales - Fables


Aaron Blabey - The Bad Guys - Pig the Pug




Joanna Cole - Magic School Bus

Jack Gantos - Rotten Ralph & Joey Pigza


David Adler - Cam Jansen

Lauren Tarshis - I Survived!

Peter Reynolds - The Dot, -Ish


Gene Barretta - Neo Leo, Now & Ben, Dear Deer





Annie Barrows - Ivy & Bean

Ron Roy - A to Z Mysteries

Suzanne Collins - Gregor the Overlander series

Jack Chabert & Sam Ricks - Eerie Elementary series

39 Clues

Max Brallier


Christopher Paul Curtis

Roald Dahl - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG



John Erickson - Hank the Cowdog

Neil Gaiman - The Graveyard Book, Coraline



Erin Hunter - Into the Wild - Warrior Cats

Jeff Kinney

Diary of a wimpy kid

Lois Lowry - The Giver, Anastasia Krupnik, Gooney Bird Greene





Cyndi Marko

Kate Messner

 kate messner

RJ Palacio - Wonder

Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey

Rick Riordan

Rachel Renee Russell - Dork Diaries

Lemony Snicket

Lemony snicket

Brian Selznick - The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wonder Struck



Marsha Skrypuch - Making Bombs for Hitler

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Little House on the Prairie

R L Stine - Goosebumps

Chris Grabenstein





Kathryn Lasky - Bears of the Ice