Chris Grabenstein is the author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, which has been nominated for twenty-two different state book awards and has already spent six months in the top ten on the New York Times bestseller list. Nickelodeon optioned the book to become a movie. Chris is also the coauthor, with James Patterson, of the #1 bestsellers I Funny, Treasure Hunters, and the House of Robots series. He is the critically acclaimed author of over twenty other books for children and adults, a playwright, screenwriter, and former advertising executive and improvisational comedian. Winner of two Anthony and three Agatha Awards, Chris wrote for Jim Henson’s Muppets and cowrote the CBS TV movie The Christmas Gift starring John Denver. His dog Fred has better credits. Fred starred on Broadway in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. To find out more about Chris, visit him at www.ChrisGrabenstein.com.