Bruce Coville is the author of 103 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN, the wildly popular UNICORN CHRONICLES series, and the much-loved JEREMY THATCHER, DRAGON HATCHER. His works have appeared in over a dozen languages, and won children's choice awards in over a dozen states, including twice in California. He has been, at various times, a teacher, a toymaker, a magazine editor, a gravedigger, and a cookware salesman. He is also the founder of FULL CAST AUDIO, an audiobook publishing company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of material for family listening. Mr. Coville lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife, illustrator Katherine Coville.