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Topic Books about Authors for Children in KS2

Pop-Up Shakespeare

by The Reduced Shakespeare Company 

Interactive spreads with dramatic pop-ups and lift-the-flaps bring to life each of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, Romances and Tragedies. Packed with hilarious jokes and funny facts, this is the Bard’s complete works as they’ve never been seen before.

One Day in Wonderland

by Kathleen Krull 

A joyful celebration of Lewis Carroll's love of language combined with an introduction to his life and the origin of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Packed with rich, surprising details and stunning artwork, this book tells the story of a man whose legacy continues to entertain and delight.


Oliver Jeffers Working Mind Drawing Hand by O Jeffers

Illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving his popular works with never-before-seen art and illustrations, alongside his personal story of how he came to art, his love of books, and his bookmaking.


Boss the Bestseller List Like J.K.Rowling 

by Caroline Moss 

In this new series for aspiring authors, discover the life of JK Rowling. Be inspired by her remarkable story, and learn key lessons from her life and work. 


The Brontes

by Mick Manning 

Produced to coincide with 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë, this book introduces the three extraordinary Brontë sister. With a mix of strong story-telling and wonderful illustration, explore the sister's tragically short lives in the remote village of Haworth in the Yorkshire Dales. 

Eyewitness: Shakespeare 

by DK 

Travel back to his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon before exploring the theatres and playhouses of 16th-century London. Learn where Shakespeare found his inspiration and discover why his stories still captivate readers and audiences more than 500 years later.


Poetry for KidsWilliam Shakespeare

by Dr. Marguerite Tassi Ph.D

This wonderful, fully illustrated book introduces children to the Bard and more than thirty of his most famous and accessible verses, sonnets, and speeches

Little People, Big Dreams: Jane Austen

by Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Discover the remarkable life of Jane Austen, the great British novelist. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline and a detailed profile of the author's life.