E. Nesbit was a prolific author, credited for inventing the children’s adventure story. Her books often included a blend of realism and the fantastical, which inspired future writers such as C. S. Lewis, P. L. Travers, and J. K. Rowling.
Have you read any books by E. Nesbit?
P. L. Travers was a Shakespearean actress, a poet, a dancer, and a world traveler. Her famous character, Mary Poppins, was partly inspired by her great aunt Helen. The last book in the series released when she was 89 years old.
Have you ever read Mary Poppins?
E.B. White started writing fiction for his niece, Janice. His first book, Stuart Little, wasn’t very popular, but his second, Charlotte’s Web, was a big hit and won many literary and reader’s choice awards.
Have you read all three of E.B. White’s books?
Beverly Cleary was a children’s librarian before she became an author. She wanted to write books that readers would be able to identify with, and became a trend-setter in realistic children’s fiction.
Which Beverly Cleary book is your favorite?