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Tony DiTerlizzi

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.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never abandon imagination

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I think I've got a decent imagination. I hope some of my stories inspire other young imaginations.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Arthur Rackham -- especially the insane demands and deadlines, but he was much mroe famous.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. In no order: "Golden Slumbers" by the Beatles, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" by Elton John, "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen, "One" by U2, and "World" by Five for Fighting

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Time travel.

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