Order of Gary Paulsen Books

Gary Paulsen is an American author of young adult and children’s books, including adventure, western, coming-of-age, non-fiction and more. He is a prolific author with over 200 books in print, plus 200 short stories and magazine articles and many plays. A common theme to his work is the wilderness and survivalist tactics. Some of his […]


Brad Meltzer Announces New Picture Book Biography Series

Written by Brandon Williams on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Decoded host and author Brad Meltzer has announced that he has signed a deal with Penguin’s Dial Book for Young Readers imprint. He will be writing a picture book series, called “Ordinary People Change the World.” Each book in the series is biographical, with the first two titled I Am Amelia Earhart and I Am […]


Order of Susan Hill Books

Susan Hill is an English author of gothic fiction, fantasy novels, crime fiction and children’s books. She is the author of the Simon Serrailler series. She became interested in literature as well as theatre while attending Scarborough Convent School. She is the winner of the Somerset Maugham Award (for I’m the King of the Castle […]


Order of Peter Mayle Books

Peter Mayle (1939-2018) was a British author of non-fiction, picture books and general fiction novels. He worked for several years in the advertising business, working with director Alan Parker. Peter would then start writing sex education books and other educational books for children. Plans for a novel sent him from Devon, UK to Provence, France, […]


Order of Joan Holub Books

Joan Holub is an American author of children’s books. After graduating from college with a degree in fine arts, she freelanced as an art director for eight years. During this time, Joan would dream of writing children’s books, so she moved to NYC to become an associate art director at Scholastic. She started mailing her […]


Order of Suzanne Williams Books

Suzanne Williams is an American author of children’s books. She co-authors two series with Joan Holub – Goddess Girls and Heroes in Training – and also writes her own series like Princess Power and Fairy Blossoms. She doesn’t remember a time when she wanted to be a writer, she just happened to love reading. She […]