Bruce Coville

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Birthday
16, 1950
Birthplace
Syracuse, NY
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Syracuse, NY

About

An American fantasy and children's author, he penned the I Was a Sixth Grade Alien and Magic Shop book series. His other works include the Unicorn Chronicles and the Space Brat series.

Before Fame

He had brief stints as a gravedigger and an elementary school teacher before becoming a writer. He published his first novel, The Monster's Ring, in 1989.

Trivia

He was awarded the California Young Reader Medal in 1997 for his book, Jennifer Murdley's Toad.

Family Life

He married Katherine Dietz when he was a teenager. He and his wife became parents to three children: Orion, Cara and Adam.

Associated With

He retold the stories of William Shakespeare for young audiences.