Know about famous children’s authors who have captivated the imagination of millions of kids through their novels, poetry, and stories.

Know about famous children’s authors who have captivated the imagination of millions of kids through their novels, poetry, and stories. This list of famous children’s authors contains names like Aesop, Astrid Lindgren, Castilla Gingrich, Charles Perrault and Dav Pikey.

Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Hodgson Burnett
British, American

Dav Pilkey Dav Pilkey
American

Arlene Alda Arlene Alda
American

Junot Díaz Junot Díaz
Dominican, American

Jenny SlateJenny Slate
American

Karamo BrownKaramo Brown
American

Rosie O'DonnellRosie O'Donnell
American
Dom DeLuiseDom DeLuise
American
Nadiya HussainNadiya Hussain
British

John BarrowmanJohn Barrowman
British, American

Nandana SenNandana Sen
Indian

Stephen GatelyStephen Gately
Irish
L. Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
American

Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
British
S. E. HintonS. E. Hinton
American

Harland WilliamsHarland Williams
Canadian, American

Keegan Connor TracyKeegan Connor Tracy
Canadian
Diana Wynne JonesDiana Wynne Jones
British

John BoyneJohn Boyne
Irish
Kristi YamaguchiKristi Yamaguchi
American

Lois LowryLois Lowry
American

Liane MoriartyLiane Moriarty
Australian
Louise ErdrichLouise Erdrich
American
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Mary Higgins ClarkMary Higgins Clark
American
Maurice AshleyMaurice Ashley
Jamaican, American

Richard ScarryRichard Scarry
American

Mickey SpillaneMickey Spillane
American

Matt HaigMatt Haig
British
Madeleine L'EngleMadeleine L'Engle
American

Kelly AsburyKelly Asbury
American

Christian JessenChristian Jessen
British

Rainbow RowellRainbow Rowell
American

Tasha TudorTasha Tudor
American
V. E. SchwabV. E. Schwab
American

Michael EndeMichael Ende
German
Rudolfo AnayaRudolfo Anaya
Mexican, American

Nnedi OkoraforNnedi Okorafor
American

Quentin BlakeQuentin Blake
British
Jenny HanJenny Han
American

Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyle
Irish
Margaret Wise BrownMargaret Wise Brown
American

Colleen HooverColleen Hoover
American

Linda EllerbeeLinda Ellerbee
American

Robert MunschRobert Munsch
Canadian, American

Kay ThompsonKay Thompson
American
John MasefieldJohn Masefield
British

James DashnerJames Dashner
American

Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
Russian

Arthur RansomeArthur Ransome
British
Tamora PierceTamora Pierce
American
Michael BondMichael Bond
British

Mark HaddonMark Haddon
British

Christopher SmartChristopher Smart
British

Sue TownsendSue Townsend
British
Rumer GoddenRumer Godden
British

Eric AmblerEric Ambler
British
Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British

Philip ReevePhilip Reeve
British

James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
American
Alan GarnerAlan Garner
British

Maria EdgeworthMaria Edgeworth
Irish, British
Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
British

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
British

Gregory MaguireGregory Maguire
American
Edward StratemeyerEdward Stratemeyer
American

Kate GreenawayKate Greenaway
British
Thomas M. DischThomas M. Disch
American

Penelope LivelyPenelope Lively
British

Frank TashlinFrank Tashlin
American

Sergey MikhalkovSergey Mikhalkov
Russian
Bill PeetBill Peet
American

Ann PetryAnn Petry
American

Susanna MoodieSusanna Moodie
Canadian, British

Korney ChukovskyKorney Chukovsky
Russian

Eugene FieldEugene Field
American
Russell HobanRussell Hoban
American

Hammond InnesHammond Innes
British
Mildred BensonMildred Benson
American

Jon ScieszkaJon Scieszka
American

Richard JefferiesRichard Jefferies
British
Margret ReyMargret Rey
German, American

Natalie BabbittNatalie Babbitt
American
Marguerite HenryMarguerite Henry
American

Mary LambMary Lamb
British
Gordon R. DicksonGordon R. Dickson
Canadian, American

Mary RodgersMary Rodgers
American

MacKinlay KantorMacKinlay Kantor
American
Frank R. StocktonFrank R. Stockton
American

Dany LaferrièreDany Laferrière
Canadian, Haitian
Ayi Kwei ArmahAyi Kwei Armah
Ghanaian