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Children’s Authors


Discover the children’s authors who are a big hit with the little ones (and their parents)
and are behind some of the best kids' books on Audible.

Popular Children's Writers


Judy
Blume

She spent her childhood making up stories—and grew up to be an author. Her books have sold 75 million copies.











Rick
Riordan

The best-selling author of Olympian adventures started writing his first children’s book as a bedtime story for his son.











Beverly
Cleary

This Newbery Medal winner’s birthday has become a nationwide celebration: Drop Everything and Read Day.











Jack
Gantos

Along with his Newbery Award-winning books for kids, this prolific author is devoted to developing great young writers.











Rachel Renée
Russell

An attorney, this best-selling author prefers writing children’s books to legal briefs—and embraces her inner dorkiness.






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10 Great Black Children's Authors to Hear Right Now


If you think kids’ books by African American authors are only for families of color, think again. Consider these 10 Black children’s authors who offer listens to captivate kids of all ages, interests, and ethnic variations.

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See More Children's Authors
Keep browsing to find top kids' book authors.

J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


Erin Hunter
Into the Wild


Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland


Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Shannon Hale
The Princess in Black


Roald Dahl
Matilda


Chris Grabenstein
Riley Mack and the Other Known Troublemakers


Tui Sutherland
The Dragonet Prophecy

Kwame Alexander
The Crossover


R. J. Palacio
Wonder


Tom Angleberger
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda


Kate DiCamillo
Because of Winn-Dixie


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