CLiF is honored to partner with 62 accomplished children’s book authors, illustrators, poets, and storytellers who give inspiring presentations on our behalf to thousands of children across New Hampshire and Vermont.
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Maryann Cocca-Leffler, from NH, is an Author/Illustrator of over 60 books, including, Janine, A Homemade Together Christmas and the re-released classic Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’ (written by Eileen Spinelli.)
Rajnii is adept in engaging authentic youth voice from elementary to high school by utilizing creative expression and call and response to inspire young people to create their own pieces as well further their love for wordplay and literacy.
Karen is the author of many books for young people, including Out of the Dust, winner of the Newbery Medal.
William is the author of more than 20 children’s books, including The Ballpark, which was a New York Times Best Book and American Book Award nominee.
Donald is the author and illustrator of the beloved Henry series, including Henry Hikes to Fitchburg and others.
Marv is a performer, writer, and educator. He is also the author and illustrator of Jump, Children, Jump and the co-author of Please Talk With Me.
Peter is the author of many adventure books for children, including Amazon, Lost Treasure of the Inca, and Hidden World of the Aztec.
Duncan is a frequent presenter for the Children’s Literacy Foundation. He founded CLiF in 1998 and serves as its Executive Director. Over the past two decades Duncan has given roughly 1,500 literacy and storytelling presentations to almost 100,000 children across New Hampshire and Vermont.
Katherine is an award-winning author of dozens of books for children and young adults, including Bridge to Terabithia and Come Sing.
Verandah is a poet and performer. She is the author of the poetry collections The Body’s Symmetry and Glancing Off.
Jan is a writer and photographer. She is the author of the Vanishing Culture Series, which includes Mongolia, Far North, and Down Under.
Linda Urban is the author of the children's book, Mouse was Mad, and two young adult novels: Hound Dog True and A Crooked Kind of Perfect.
Dean is the author of novels for young adults and short stories for their parents. His books include Sky Carver and Raven.