Authors by Request: An Inside Look at Your Favorite Writers
Authors by Request: An Inside Look at Your Favorite Writers! by Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison, journalists with the Detroit Free Press magazine for kids (Yak's Corner) takes a look at 12 authors, including J.K. Rowling, Christopher Paul Curtis and Brian Jacques. Each brief biography is peppered with informative sidebars such as ""Personal Stuff"" which lists basics like birth date and place and ""Try This,"" with suggestions on how to get started as a writer. An inspirational quote, book list and fan mail information is included.