As kids, we all loved reading books. Books are the medium through which the thoughts of a child and his character can be molded. Therefore reading the correct kids’ books becomes very important. There are thousands and thousands of children’s books available in book stores and in libraries. It is a big task for parents to find the best book that can be a value addition for the child and can interest him as well. To make your task easier given below is a list of the top 10 children’s books writers. Be sure that your child will love reading their books.
1. Kevin Henkes:
He is a successful illustrator and author of children’s books who has won the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Honor in these two fields. ‘Kitten’s First Full Moon’ was one of his most famous books ever written. He also writes for young – adult fiction and many of his stories are based on his own life experiences.
2. Patricia Polacco:
She too is an illustrator and author of children’s books. The books contain beautiful culture, simple language and great illustrations making her books a must read for children and young kids. Some of her works are Chicken Sunday, Thank You, Mr. Falker and My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother; to name just a few.
3. Eric Carle:
His most famous children’s book has been ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ which has been translated into almost 48 languages. His first story illustration was ‘Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?’ which was a huge bestseller. The illustrations used by him were very different, normally made of hand – painted papers and converted into beautiful images. His books bring out his love of nature. His books are not only entertaining but also full of knowledge and learning.
4. Beatrix Potter:
She created the famous Peter Rabbit character from the book ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’. She had to stay at home and learn music and fine art, while her brother was sent to school. Her collection of books includes – The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, The Tale of Two Bad Mice and The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle.
5. E.B. White:
This author of children’s books was born in New York. He has written many novels for children which include some famous names as Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan. As guessed correctly many of his novels have been turned into big animation flicks that have done exceedingly well at the box – office.