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.

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Teri Hatcher on narrating THE BATTLE FOR WONDLA audiobook

Teri Hatcher discusses narrating THE BATTLE FOR WONDLA audiobook by Tony DiTerlizzi.

My Life in 8 Words

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Tony DiTerlizzi
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never abandon imagination

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Being a pretty good dad.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Kermit the frog.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. I've been taking macro-photographs of insects for the last few years. I really enjoy examining nature at close range.

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

A. With my wife and daughter.

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