James Preller

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Birthday
1, 1961
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
New York

About

American children's author whose best-known works include Six Innings, Bystander, and the Jigsaw Jones series. He also published the 2013 Scary Tales trilogy.

Before Fame

He grew up in Wantagh, New York as the youngest of seven children.

Trivia

He began his literary career as a copywriter for the Scholastic Corporation. This position introduced him to prominent works of children's literature and inspired him to write his own juvenile fiction.

Family Life

He and his wife, Lisa, had two sons and a daughter.

Associated With

He and New Jersey-born author, Holly Black, both became known for their children's literature.