Category Archives: Books and Authors

Meg Cabot: Facts and Information

Her are some facts about Meg Cabot, the author of The Princess Diaries. Meg Cabot’s middle name is Patricia. She was born on February 1, 1967 in Bloomington, Indiana, in the United States. Her pen names include: Meggin Cabot, Patricia Cabot and Jenny Carroll. During her writing career, Meg Cabot has written books for adults, teens… Continue Reading

Edward Lear: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Edward Lear. Edward Lear was born on 12 May 1812 in Holloway in Middlesex, England. He was the youngest surviving child of the 21 children of Ann and Jeremiah Lear (his parents). He was raised by his sister, Ann, who was 21 years older than him. When he was four… Continue Reading

Giles Andreae: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Giles Andreae. Giles Andreae was born in 1966 in London, UK. He went to school at Eton and then studied English at Oxford University. Giles Andreae created the funny cartoon Purple Ronnie. His wife is called Victoria and they have four children. Giraffes Can’t Dance is his most well-known children’s book.… Continue Reading

Mick Inkpen: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Mick Inkpen, the children’s book author and illustrator. Mick Inkpen was born in 1952 in Romford in Essex, England. He is good friends with the children’s author Nick Butterworth. Mick Inkpen’s is best known for his Kipper the Dog series and his Wibbly Pig series. His books have sold more… Continue Reading

Patrick Ness: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Patrick Ness, author of A Monster Calls. Patrick Ness was born on 17 October 1971 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia in the United States. His father was in the military, so Patrick moved quite a bit when he was a child. He lived in Virginia, Hawaii, Washington State and California. Patrick… Continue Reading