June 15, 2014 | strande
Ever wonder about the authors and illustrators behind your favorite stories? These biographies tell of fascinating lives and in some cases, the real-life inspiration behind classic works of literature.
A home for Mr. Emerson by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
Leaving China: an artist paints his World War II childhood by James McMullan
The Brontë sisters: the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef
The trouble begins at 8: a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West by Sid Fleischman