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T A Barron

(Thomas A Barron)
USA flag (b.1952)

T.A. Barron was a Princeton grad, a Rhodes Scholar, and a highly successful business man before he returned to his true love: books for children. He is the New York Times bestselling author of the Merlin Saga, the Heartlight Saga, Tree Girl, The Hero's Trail, and many picture books. He has also created a Young Heroes Award that rewards children who are heroic in their communities with a monetary prize for their achievements. He's an environmental activist and is on the board of many corporations and charities. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, five children, two dogs, and two goats.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction
   1. The Lost Years (1996)
     aka The Lost Years of Merlin
   2. The Seven Songs (1997)
     aka The Seven Songs of Merlin
   3. The Raging Fires (1998)
     aka The Fires of Merlin
   4. The Mirror of Fate (1999)
     aka The Mirror of Merlin
   5. A Wizard's Wings (2000)
     aka The Wings of Merlin
   6. The Dragon of Avalon (2008)
     aka Merlin's Dragon
   7. Doomraga's Revenge (2009)
   8. Ultimate Magic (2010)
   9. The Great Tree of Avalon (2004)
     aka Child of the Dark Prophecy
   10. Shadows on the Stars (2005)
   11. The Eternal Flame (2006)
   12. The Book of Magic (2011)
   The Wisdom of Merlin (2015)
Non fiction
   To Walk In Wilderness (1993)
   Rocky Mountain National Park (1995) (with John Fielder and Enos Mills)
   The Hero's Trail (2002)
T A Barron recommends
The Last Panther (2017)
Todd Mitchell
"A boldly original, profoundly wise, deeply moving book. It's a rare gift to any reader, as well as to out planet."

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