3 Authors Writing for Adults and Children

With our Summer Reading Challenge just around the corner, now is a great time to find books for the whole family. Here are a few authors who write for both adults and children.

David Baldacci

Check out these suspenseful novels for adults or children by David Baldacci.

Adult Fiction

Book cover for "Divine Justice"Book cover for "The Guilty"

Children's Fiction

Book cover for "The Finisher"Book cover for "The Keeper"

John Grisham

Grisham is author of The Firm and other legal thrillers. Try these titles.

Adult Fiction

Book cover for "Gray Mountain"Book cover for "Rogue Lawyer"

Children's Fiction

Book cover for "Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer"Book cover for "Theodore Boone: The Abduction"

More in the Theodore Boone series

James Patterson

Creator of the character Alex Cross, some of Patterson's novels have also been adapted into movies.

Adult Fiction

Book cover for "Alex Cross, Run"Book cover for "Cross Justice"

Children's Fiction

Book cover for "Dog's Best Friend"Book cover for "I Funny: A Middle School Story"

More in the Middle School series


I love these authors! The adult books are absolutely mind bending and I love that! What's even great is the fact that they can also write children's books and they know what kids would want to read! Right now my family and I just started David Baldaccis "The Width of the World" which is the final installment of the Vega Jane series which is actually featured in this blog post! We read the books in the car on the way to school, back from school, to the store etc... if we are in the car we are reading them! It's a great way to bond and get little ones excited about reading! We had been waiting a year for "The Width of The World" and when I saw it on the shelf on Friday June 2 2017! I WAS LIKE "FINALLY YAY!" And when I got back in the car and told my family that I got it they wouldn't stop smiling and talking about how excited they were! The second one leaves you hanging! Great post I would love to see more!

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