The NCBLA Board of Directors

Natalie Babbitt

Natalie Babbitt is the acclaimed author of the contemporary children’s classic Tuck Everlasting, which was made into a film. She has written a number of novels for children, including the ever-popular Kneeknock Rise, a winner of the Newbery Honor Medal; The Search for Delicious; and The Devil’s Storybook. She has illustrated her own picture books, as well as collections of poetry by Valerie Worth.

Read Natalie Babbitt's speech The Purpose of Literature – And Who Cares.

Read Natalie Babbitt's speech We're All Mad Here.