American author of over eighty children's and young adult books, including the popular Bunnicula series. He has also written books like the Pinky and Rex series and The Sebastian Barth mystery series.
He began writing plays as a child and continued writing while pursuing a theatre studies degree at Boston University.
He won the The E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Picture Books in 2007 for his book Houndsley and Catina.
He developed Bunnicula with his first wife, Deborah Howe. She passed away, and he remarried and had one daughter before getting divorced from his second wife.
Louis Sachar is another respected author of children's and young adult books.