I love children's book authors.
I've been lucky enough to meet a lot of them.
Do you recognize these children's book authors?
(Answers, from top left, clockwise: Seymour Simon, Gail Gibbons,
Richard Peck, Esme Raji Codell)
Here are ten I wish I had met:
Dr. Seuss (Ted Geissel)
Author and illustrator (The Little House)
Virginia Lee Burton
J. R. R. Tolkien
He looks so jolly with that pipe.
Illustrator Quentin Blake
author of Charlotte's Web
and a brilliant essayist
author of Henry Huggins
and all the Beezus books,
shown here with the Beezus statue
I visited earlier this summer in Portland, Oregon
author and illustrator
of Shrek and
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
author and illustrator of
Make Way for Ducklings
and Homer Price
What bookish people would you like to meet?
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