Free Library of Philadelphia
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AmericanGirl - Activities and games centered around the American Girl dolls and books. Includes Pleasant Company catalog and shopping.
The Arthur Page - Quizzes, coloring pages, and activities featuring "Arthur" characters found in popular books and shows.
Avi's Home Page - Author's website. Find out about any of his books or ask him questions about his work.
The BookHive - Booklists with short annotations, arranged by age level and subject.
Clifford - Clifford the Big Red Dog stars in fun activities.
Curious George Games and Fun - Print out fun puzzles and coloring sheets featuring Curious George. Includes teacher and librarian activities too.
David Wiesner - The Art of Visual Storytelling - See award winning author/illustrator David Wiesner's floating frogs and find out how he designs his books.
Fun with Spot - Fans of Eric Hills Spot books will enjoy playing these games and reading the animated versions of some of these books.
Giggle Poetry - Try out tongue twisters, rhyming games, and poetry plays, to do alone or with a friend. Based on Bruce Lansky's funny poems.
Harry Potter - ALA 2001 Notable Children's Web Site. "Fun site for Harry Potter fans of all ages. Click on this site and find a trivia game, a pronunciation guide...and more."
J. K. Rowling Official Site - Rummage through the messy desk of Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling--with her permission! Pick a flag to select a language, then click away--but beware the Dark Mark!
Jan Brett's Home Page - Diverse site full of Jan Brett's artwork, including coloring pages, cards to print out and postcards to e-mail
Janet Stevens - Author/illustrator Janet Stevens explains her creative process using examples from her works. Includes books, awards and biographical information.
Judy Blume's Home Base - The official web site for popular children's author Judy Blume includes a short biography, interviews with her, information about her books, and more.
Junie B. Jones - For fans of Junie B., find on-screen and printable activities, information about the author and the books, and other reading suggestions.
Katherine Paterson Official Web Site - Find out about Katherine Paterson's life, her books, and her many awards.
Kid's Corner - The University of Pennsylvania's WXPN radio website for children. Recommended reading also included.
Laura Numeroff's (very own) Web Site - Picture book author's website that includes lists of books, printable coloring pages, autobiographical information, and teaching activities.
Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun - Give your vocabulary a workout with Hangman, word searches, memory games and quizzes.
Lemony Snicket - Do Not Enter! This site is very unpleasant! All about Lemony Snicket and his books. For children ages 8 and up.
Nikki Grimes: Poet/Author - Personal, inspirational information about this popular African-American author. Includes her books, awards, and tips on writing.
Official Brian Jacques Home Page - Official website of British author features information and links for "Redwall" series and other fantasy titles.
Online Adventures of Captain Underpants - ALA 2001 Notable Children's Web Site. Connects to popular Scholastic series, including Captain Underpants, Harry Potter, and more. "In addition there is information about the author and characters."
Pilkey's Web Site O' Fun! - Home page of the author of "Captain Underpants." Has jokes, riddles, games, printable and on-screen activities, all with Dav Pilkey's sense of humor
Roalddahl.com - A busy, quirky site with games, information and quizzes based on popular author Roald Dahl's life and books.
starfall - Learn words and sounds by playing fun games for beginning readers.
The World of Beverly Cleary - Fun details about all her favorite book characters, along with quizzes, a neighborhood map, and activities.
World of Peter Rabbit - If you love Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit, visit this site for stories, video clips and games about her characters
The World Of Rosemary Wells - Information and activities about author Rosemary Wells and her books.