Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2018 PAL Members

P.A.L. stands for “Published and Listed.” This level of membership is open to those whose books, articles, poems, stories, illustrations, photographs, films, television or electronic media for children have been commercially published by one of the organizations listed in the SCBWI Market Surveys. P.A.L. members may have a speaker’s listing in the “Find A Speaker” area of the site. They are also able to sell books at certain regional events where such sales are organized and sponsored by the regional chapter.

We congratulate the following members who published P.A.L. books in 2018!


Peggy Archer, Author
@PeggyAArcher |
A Hippy-Hoppy Toad
Schwartz & Wade / Random House

Sue Bradford Edwards, Author
@SueBEdwards |
The Dakota Access Pipeline, ABDO
The Debate About the Electoral College, Focus Readers
What Are Race and Racism?, ABDO

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Jeanne Conway, Illustrator
@conway_jeanne |
David’s Flamingos, Clear Fork Publishing
Wave Excitement—A Louie the Duck Story, 4RV Publishing

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Amber Hendricks, Author
Sophie and Little Star
Clear Fork Publishing

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Morgan Hutcherson, Illustrator
@MorganDHutch |
Herbs A to Z
Missouri Botanical Garden Press

Jody Jensen Shaffer, Author
@jodywrites4kids |
It’s Your First Day of School, Busy Bus!
Beach Lane / Simon & Shuster
A Chip Off the Old Block
Nancy Paulsen Books / Penguin


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Adib Khorram, Author
@AdibKhorram |
Darius the Great Is Not Okay
Dial Books for Young Readers

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Ben McClanahan, Author
@BenMcClanahan |
Northern Lights
Focus Readers / North Star Editions


Amy Sklansky, Author
These Little Piggies Go to the Beach
My Rainbow Surprise


Deborah Zemke, Author/Illustrator
Bea Garcia: Tale of a Scaredy Dog Dial Books for Young Readers
The Absolutely, Positively NO Princesses Book / illustrator, Creston Books

2017 PAL Authors

2016 PAL Authors