The International Directory

                      of Published Authors and Illustrators of Books

                     for Children and Young Adults.

Find artists and writers to present at your school, library, bookstore, conference or other venue!

Author-Illustrator-Source is a growing international directory of published authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. Here you will find writers and artists that are available to make presentations at your school, library, bookstore, conference or other venues to give children and young adults an opportunity meet and learn directly from the artists who create books for their entertainment and education.



Use this website to search for an author or illustrator who is a good match for your audience. Click on “Alphabetical Listing” above to explore the variety of authors and illustrators available, their  style of work, and the presentations they give.


Register here to be listed and increase your visibility among those searching for a presentation by children’s authors and illustrators. Make your information readily available so that schools and others can find out about the kinds of presentations you offer and purchase your books.


Use this website to conduct research for your assignment. Email addresses are available in many cases so you can ask questions of authors and illustrators and personalize your assignment!

  • Click on “Alphabetical Listing" in the menu above.
  • Choose an author/illustrator and click on her/his name
  • Check out the genre and style of their work. You can contact them with the information under their photo.


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