Forget all the best sellers, the sold-out book tours, and the crowds of fans seeking autographs. When the world’s most beloved authors were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Laura Ingall Wilder’s family never stayed in one place long enough for her to make friends. Langston Hughes had to deal with his parents’ divorce and his mother’s struggle to make enough money. And J.K. Rowling was so shy that bullies picked on her at school. Kid Authors tells these stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on nearly every page. Learn all about the young lives of Stan Lee, Jeff Kinney, Sherman Alexie, Jules Verne, Zora Neale Hurston, J. R. R. Tolkien, Edgar Allan Poe, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, and Roald Dahl.