Past Authors

Meet the Authors

Over the years, we have had some amazing authors and author/illustrators at Literacy in the Park. Take some time to learn more about these individuals and their work.

2019 Lindsay Ward
Born and raised in California, Lindsay nurtured a love for drawing and telling stories. Her most recent books include Don’t Forget Dexter!, It's Show and Tell, Dexter!, and her latest--Vacation for Dexter!
Today, Lindsay lives in Peninsula, Ohio, in the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, with her husband, author Frank Tupta, two sons, and dog. Most days you can find her sketching and writing in her studio, editing manuscripts, or working on new designs for her stationery company, Foreword Press + Design.


2018    Don Tate
2017    Patricia Polacco
2016    Todd Parr
2015    Laura Numeroff
2014    Eric Litwin
2013    Anna Dewdney
2012    Nick Bruel
2011    Alyssa Satin Capucilli
2010    Brod Bagert
2009   Steven Kroll
2008   Steven Kellogg
2007   Marc Brown
2006   Heidi Petach and Jim Murphy