Do you have a favorite children’s author or children’s book illustrator? Since we have already discussed Eric Carle, please choose a different children’s book author or illustrator as the topic for your Children’s Author/Illustrator Profile.
The Children’s Author/Illustrator Profile, it needs to be done in APA format with approximately 3-4 pages of content plus a cover page and a reference page. To earn full points, the paper needs, to be highly polished with no grammar or spelling errors. This paper is worth 40 points so it needs to be more detailed than the mini papers from the other units, which are worth 16 points each.
Use at least two resources, including the author/illustrator’s website, to write about the following:
1.Write a biographical profile.
2.Describe the author’s typical genre
3.Detail his/her strategies for selecting and developing ideas
4.List three to five books written or illustrated by this person. Include appropriate bibliographic information following APA format.
Review a website about the author/illustrator and write about what you learned from his/her site related to:
- Accuracy: including anti-bias as related to gender, culture, ethnicity, religion, children with disabilities, intergenerational
2.Author’s style and perspective
3.Usefulness to teachers, children, families