Saturday, January 26, 2013

Author and Storybook Websites

                                                          


Some of my kids favorite websites to go back to again and again are the author sites. Many of their favorite authors and book have fabulous sites that include printable activities, online games, videos, facts about writing and much moreWe’ve used many of the sites to begin Author Studies, explore features of the Internet, brain breaks and just for fun. They’re also a wonderful resource for teachers and often include lesson plans, activity ideas and questions to go along with their books.


Books and Characters:



Fancy Nancy 
Junie B. Jones
Little Critter 
Little Golden Books 
Magic Tree House 
Olivia
Peter Rabbit 
Pinkalicious 
Ramona 


Authors
Jan Brett
Marc Brown
Eric Carle 
Tomie dePaola 
Mem Fox 
Kevin Henkes 
Ezra Jack Keats        
Steven Kellogg 
Jeff Kinney--Diary of a Wimpy Kid     
Robert Munsch
Stuart J. Murphy 
Laura Numeroff
Todd Parr
         *Check out Todd Parr videos on his YouTube page.






Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants, etc.)
Patricia Pollaco
Jack Prelutsky
Shel Silverstein
Chris Van Allsburg (Jumanji, Polar Express, etc.)
Mo Willems
Audrey Wood




For older kids:
Roald Dahl 
Neil Gaiman 
Philip Pullman 
Rick Riordan 
JK Rowling 
Jerry Spinelli 





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