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Something About the Author Online (via Gale Literary Sources)

Provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Multiple search and browse options are combined with an easy format that matches the look and feel of the print originals.

More than 20,000 entries provide rich biographical and bibliographic detail about authors and illustrators of books for children and teens; also includes autobiographical essays. It covers both well-known writers and artists and less prominent individuals whose works are just being recognized.

Individual entries typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources. Autobiographical essays discuss the author’s career, interests and motivation, among other topics.

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