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Tony DiTerlizzi

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Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.

Photo credit: Kim Pilla

Tony DiTerlizzi

Become a Fan

Tony DiTerlizzi is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like Jimmy Zangwow’s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure, Adventure of Meno (with his wife, Angela), and The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like Kenny and The Dragon and The Search for WondLa, Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.

Photo credit: Kim Pilla

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Tony DiTerlizzi
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never abandon imagination

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd love to be an astronaut. I bet you get a better understanding of our planet seeing it from a distance.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Dirty dishes.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. With my wife and daughter.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Sense of humor, taking your life seriously, but not yourself.

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