Jonathan Stroud

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Birthday
27, 1970
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1970 (age 47)
Birthplace
England

About

Most famous for his bestselling Bartimaeus Sequence of fantasy novels, he also penned the Lockwood & Co. books and such individual fantasy titles as Buried Fire and The Leap.

Before Fame

He was a sickly child; as a result, he spent a large portion of his younger years reading and writing. He went on to study literature at the University of York.

Trivia

In his early adulthood, he worked in London as a member of the Walker Books editing staff.

Family Life

His marriage to children's book illustrator Gina Stroud resulted in a son (Arthur) and a daughter (Isabelle).

Associated With

He and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling both wrote works of young adult fantasy fiction.