Authors and illustrators

Listen to a variety of authors and illustrators read,draw and talk about books.

Anh Do.

Anh Do introduces his WeirDO” series.

Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) talks about telling funny stories.

Mr Chicken by Leigh Hobbs.

Leigh Hobbs: “That’s Me” 
A series of short films where Leigh Hobbs talks about the inspiration for each of his book characters (including Old Tom, Mr Chicken and Horrible Harriet) then shows us how he draws or paints them.

Dav Pilkey, author of Captain Underpants and Dog Man  collaborates with the Library of Congress to share his work online.

Oliver Jeffers, author/illustrator of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home reads aloud.

David Walliams

David Walliams reads from his books. 

Mo Willems author of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus virtually invites children to join him for chance to draw, colour, and explore new ways of writing.

Kate DiCamillo, author of The Tale of Despereaux, is offering writing tips for young authors.

Watch Jarrett J Krosoczka, author and illustrator of Star Wars share how he draws.


Who are your favourite authors and illustrators? I love Leigh Hobbs’ characters-especially Mr Chicken! 

Happy reading, Yvette.