Jeanne Betancourt

Children’s Book Author & Screenwriter 🔊 Listen People are often surprised to learn that I am dyslexic. They think that being dyslexic would prevent me from being a successful writer. I believe that being dyslexic has helped me as a […]

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Sally Gardner

Children’s writer and illustrator. 🔊 Listen Dyslexia is not a disability – it’s a gift. It means that I, and many other dyslexic thinkers can portray the world through images because we think in images. I can build worlds, freeze […]

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Hans Christian Andersen

April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875 Artist, Poet and Writer of Children’s Fairy Tales 🔊 Listen Hans Christian Andersen was a 19th century Danish writer. Although a prolific writer of plays, travel books, novels, he is best known his fairy tales, […]

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Avi

born December 23, 1937 Writer of children’s and young adult fiction 🔊 Listen Avi is the pen name adopted by by children’s author Edward Irving Wortis. He has written more than 70 books geared to children and young adults. He won the […]

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Amber Lee Dodd

Playwright and Children’s Author 🔊 Listen I really struggled to read because I was horrifically dyslexic. I was the last child to come off reading books, but when I finally managed to pick up the skills to be able to […]

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