Children’s Author Trivia Volume 7

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Question 15. This prolific author’s first book for children was about cockroaches. Since then she has written books that combine science and humor in a way that has captured the imaginations of millions of school children. A major character in her most popular books is known to dress appropriately for each book. Who is the author?

Question 16. This world famous children’s author started out writing for adults for fifteen years before he started writing for children. Despite suffering tragedies and having health problems later in life, he continued to write bestseller after bestseller. He now is celebrated on his birthday, September 13.

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Children’s Author Trivia Volume 6

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Who started drawing at the age of two and has turned her love of art into a career writing and illustrating children’s books? This versatile author is best known for her books about sibling bunnies for young children, but also writes historical novels for middle grade and young adults.

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Children’s Book Author Trivia Volume 4

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Question 10. Let’s start off with a visual clue. Do you recognize this author? Her book won a Newbery Medal in 2002.

Image by Larry D. Moore, used under a Creative Commons ShareAlike License.
Image by Larry D. Moore, used under a Creative Commons ShareAlike License.

Question 11. Do you know of an author who has written many adventure books based on happenings in his own life. He has participated in the famous Iditarod dogsled race, and has written an autobiographical book about his experiences with sled dogs (for young adults).

Question 12. This author says he failed high school classes and needed tutoring in writing and reading. After struggling for years, he finally got a book published. Now this one-name superstar gives writing advice to others.

A question for regular readers:  What do you think about using Google to check for the clues I have given you, fair or unfair? Any comments?

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