Greg Leitich Smith is published in the picture book, short story, and novel.
His latest release is CHRONAL ENGINE (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012)(ages 9+). It’s a mystery-adventure time-travel story about three teens who use
their reclusive grandfather’s time machine to travel back to the Age of
Dinosaurs to rescue their kidnapped sister and solve a family mystery.
He looks forward to the Spring 2014 release of LITTLE GREEN MEN AT THE MERCURY INN (Roaring Brook/Macmillan)(ages 8+), a comedic middle grade novel about what happens to three friends at a motel in Cocoa Beach, Florida, when a manned space launch at Kennedy Space Center is scrubbed due to
the appearance of an unidentified flying object over Cape Canaveral.
Greg's other novels include NINJAS, PIRANHAS, AND GALILEO (Little Brown 2003/Recorded Books 2004)(ages10+) and TOFU AND T.REX (Little Brown 2005)(ages 10+).
Greg is co-author (with his wife, New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith) of the picture book SANTA KNOWS (Dutton 2006) and the young adult short story "The Wrath of Dawn," which appeared in the GEEKTASTIC (Little Brown 2009) anthology.
Originally from Chicago, Greg now lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Cynthia and four cats. He holds degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Texas at Austin, and a degree in law from the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor.
For more information about Greg, and a calendar of appearances, visit his official web site.