L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) was an American author of children’s literature and fantasy novels. He is most famous for creating the Land of Oz, including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which was made into one of the most-watched classic films of all time, The Wizard of Oz. He would follow that novel up with 13 […]
Susan Eloise Hinton, better known as S.E. Hinton, is an American author of young adult fiction and children’s literature. She is best known for writing the famous novel The Outsiders when she was still a teenager. The novel was a story about two rival gangs, told from the point of view of the Greasers. The […]
Anne Shirley is the protagonist in a series of novels by Canadian author L.M. Montgomery. Anne is an orphan from Nova Scotia who was sent to P.E.I. by mistake, which is where she ended up moving in with two siblings and considering it home. The character is easily identifiable for her trademark red hair. She […]
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) was a Canadian author of children’s literature, best known for her Anne of Green Gables series. The Anne of Green Gables series was adapted into several films, a TV series, cartoons and musicals. Her work, diaries and letters have been studied by both scholars and readers across the globe. Two of […]
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English author of short stories, children’s literature, poetry, travelogues and science fiction. He is most famous for his short story collection The Jungle Book, Kim and several other stories. Kipling would receive a Noble Prize for Literature in 1907.