This illustrated series covers more than 600 writers and illustrators for children and young adults, including such notable figures as Louisa May Alcott, Judy Blume, A. A. Milne, Walter Dean Myers and Maurice Sendak. Typical entries consist of a listing of major works and awards and criticism from significant reviews and commentaries on the author's or artist's works. Each volume includes cumulative author name and nationality indexes as well as a volume-specific title index. A cumulative titl index to the entire series is published separately.