ERIC Number: ED335696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Getting To Know You: Profiles of Children's Authors Featured in "Language Arts" 1985-90.
Kiefer, Barbara, Comp.
This book is a selection of profiles of children's authors featured in the journal "Language Arts" over the years. The book's 12 individual profiles highlight some of the real people who contribute to children's book publishing, provide a sample of a few of the many genres of books available for children, and give an insight into the unique experience each contributor brings to children's books and the processes involved in the creation and publishing of a work of literature for children. Authors featured in the book include: novelists Walter Dean Myers, Cynthia Voigt, and E.B. White; translator Anthea Bell; editor Jean Karl; poets Arnold Adoff, Byrd Baylor, and Lilian Moore; folklorist Alvin Schwartz; and author/illustrators Mitsumasa Anno, Arnold Lobel, and Chris Van Allsburg. (PRA)
Descriptors: Authors, Childrens Literature, Creative Writing, Elementary Education, Interviews, Profiles, Publishing Industry, Writing Processes
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 18518-3050).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.