Harper Collins, the book publishers, have a great website for teachers and librarians. Click on the title above to visit this site.
What's New -- they feature new books and rereleased favorites.
Authors and Illustrators -- in this section, Harper Collins features a short author/illustrator biography and the other books that they have produced. Below this, they have an extensive list of authors and illustrators that you can click on that include a short biography. Many of the authors featured have personal websites, podcasts or videos to view.
Awards and Honors -- in this section you can search books by the awards that they have won. The awards list is extensive.
Teaching Resources -- This section includes downloadable/printable teaching and reading guides for the books.
Book Activities -- This section has printable pages for teachers to use to reinforce learning.
This site will become a favorite for Elementary, Reading , English and Language Arts teachers.