Margret Elizabeth Rey (May 16, 1906 – December 21, 1996) was a writer and illustrator, known best for the Curious George series of children's picture books that she and her husband H. A. Rey (September 16, 1898 – August 26, 1977) created from 1939 to 1966. -- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jane Yolen is a prolific writer. I have enjoyed everything I've read by her - children's literature, poetry, adult fiction and essays. She's a wonderful story teller. She's a witty and engaging speaker. And she's very encouraging to young writers (or new writers who aren't so young) :-D
Mercy Watson Series. One of our picks for First Read-Aloud Chapter Book Series that will get your child excited about chapters! This 6-book series about a buttered-toast-loving pig is a favorite amongst the 3-6 year old set. The short chapters, engaging color illustrations, and fun storylines make them perfect for boys and girls in pre-school, Pre-K, kindergarten and beyond.