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Michael Buckley

USA flag (b.1969)

New York Times bestselling author Michael Buckley was born in Akron, Ohio. He tried his hand as a stand-up comic and lead singer for a punk rock back before attending Ohio University. After graduating with honors he moved to New York City to be an intern on the Late Show with David Letterman which led to stints developing programming for Discovery Networks, MTV, MTV Animation and Klasky Csupo (producers of Nickelodeons Rugrats). Today he lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, Alison, and their son Finn.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy
Picture Books
Michael Buckley recommends
The Familiars (2010)
(Familiars, book 1)
Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson
"The Familiars combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors into an enchanting story readers will love. Whether furry, flippered or feathered you'll be taking a closer look at your family pet."
Keeper of the Lost Cities (2012)
(Keeper of the Lost Cities, book 1)
Shannon Messenger
"Keeper of the Lost Cities is a little bit Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, a little bit Lord of the Rings, and a little bit Harry Potter. And it's all fun!"
The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane (2019)
(Order of Black Hollow Lane, book 1)
Julia Nobel
"A page-turning mystery ripe with plot twists, crackling humor, and a plucky heroine. Kids will love Emmy and beg for more."
Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good (2022)
(Loki: A Bad God's Guide, book 1)
Louie Stowell
"Hilarious drawings and a clever story will have you cheering for the bad guy and chanting: We want more Loki!"

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