Stephen Krensky was born on November 25th in Boston Massachusetts. He is a versatile author who has written over sixty books as well as several multi-media projects for children. He sees himself as "an ordinary person who makes up stories for a living." He has written in many forms, including fantasy, realism, fiction, and non-fiction. Stephen admits that writing is as much a craft as an art, but that writing for children is an enjoyable and rewarding process. He graduated form Hamilton College in upstate New York in 1975. Currently he lives in Lexington, MA with his wife and two sons.