Three author profiles appear
at this site from
Jim Trelease's popular read-aloud anthologies,
Hey! Listen to This & Read All About It!
the remarkable background stories
missing from the dust
jackets of their books.
New material has been added as well.
for an excellent online collection of author research?
Look no further than the Web
site of Philip Nel,
associate professor of English, Kansas State, and
the author of: The Annotated
Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats (Random
House, 2007); Dr.
Seuss: American Icon (Continuum,
2004); and J. K. Rowling's
Harry Potter Novels: A Reader's Guide (Continuum,
2001). Nel is one of the rising stars in
the field of children's literature research.