In this beginner's lesson, students will learn the difference between an author and illustrator. This powerpoint shows examples of authors and the books they've written as well as a link to a video explaining what an author does. The Powerpoint also has pictures of illustrators and the books they've illustrated and an illustrator link. At the end of the Powerpoint, students will look at pictures of text from a book and pictures of illustrations. They will decide which pictures show the job of an author or the job of an illustrator. This lesson was created for kindergarten and first grade students. This activity could be printed out and given to each student to complete individually or it could be completed whole-group.