Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell the tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of J. K. Rowling, Beverly Cleary, J. R. R. Tolkien, and 12 other great writers.
Every great author started out as a kid. Before the best sellers, fan clubs, and beloved stories we know today, the world's most celebrated writers had regular-kid problems just like you. Sam Clemens
(aka Mark Twain) loved to skip school and make mischief, with his best friend Tom, of course A young J. R. R. Tolkien
was bitten by a huge tarantula--or as he called it, "a spider as big as a dragon." Toddler Zora Neale Hurston
took her first steps when a wild hog entered her house and started chasing her Kid Authors
tells their stories and more--the diverse and inclusive cast that includes Roald Dahl
, Beverly Cleary
, J. K. Rowling
, Sherman Alexie
, Jules Verne
, Lewis Carroll
, Stan Lee
--through kid-friendly texts and full-color cartoon illustrations on nearly every page.