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Authors & Illustrators for Children

More than 300 (and rising) published US children?s authors and illustrators ? including Judy Blume and Maurice Sendak ? are joining forces to place ads in swing states in support of John Kerry.

The print ads, with a child?s face behind hundreds of author and illustrator names, are headlined ?We Create Children?s Books Because We Care About Children?That?s Why We?re Voting For John Kerry.?


Among the award-winning authors and illustrators are:

Maurice Sendak (WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE)

Judy Blume (ARE YOU THERE GOD, IT?S ME, MARGARET)

Louis Sachar (HOLES)

Sid Fleischman (THE WHIPPING BOY)

Patricia MacLachlan (SARAH PLAIN AND TALL)

Avi (THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE)

Joanna Cole (THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS series)

Eve Bunting (SMOKY NIGHT)

Chris Crutcher (WHALE TALK)

Tomie dePaola (STREGA NONA)

Crescent Dragonwagon (HALF A MOON AND ONE WHOLE STAR)

Jack Gantos (The ROTTEN RALPH series)

Mordecai Gerstein (THE MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS)

Nikki Grimes (BRONX MASQUERADE)

Bruce Coville (MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN)

James Howe (BUNNICULA)

Gail Carson Levine (ELLA ENCHANTED)

Emily Arnold McCully (MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE)

Barry Moser (ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND)

Linda Sue Park (A SINGLE SHARD)

Brian Selznick (THE DINOSAURS OF WATERHOUSE HAWKINS)

Laurence Yep (DRAGONWINGS)

Jane Yolen (OWL MOON)

Charlotte Zolotow (THE SEASHORE BOOK)

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