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Peter Lerangis

USA flag (b.1955)

aka A L Singer

Peter Lerangis is the author of more than 170 books, which have sold more than 6 million copies and been translated into 34 languages, including two books in the New York Timesbestselling series The 39 Clues.

His novel Smilers Bones, based on the true story of a Polar Eskimo boy orphaned in New York City at the turn of the 20th century, was selected as a New York. Public Library Best Books for Teens 2006, a Bank Street Best Books of 2006, and a Junior Library Guild pick.

A Harvard graduate with a degree in biochemistry, Peter became a Broadway musical theater actor after college. He has run a marathon and gone rock-climbing during an earthquake, but not on the same day. He lives in New York City with his wife and their two sons.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction, Science Fiction
Peter Lerangis recommends
The Dark Shore (2013)
(Atlanteans, book 2)
Kevin Emerson
"Heart-stopping scenes of passion and power."
The Fires of Calderon (2014)
(Balance Keepers, book 1)
Lindsay Cummings
"A powerhouse debut filed with imagination and sneaky humor."

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