writes strange stories for strange children. His first novel Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes
was an ABA New Voices pick and a BookPage Magazine "Best Book" of 2011. His new book The Night Gardener
ia a Junior Library Guild selection, an ABA IndieNext pick, an Amazon Editor's Pick of the Month, and a finalist for the Governor General's Award, The Silver Birch Award, and the Texas Bluebonnet Award. He lives in Pittsburgh with his family and their adorable pet umbrella.
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