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National Book Festival

Michael Buckley is the author of two New York Times best-selling series for children, “The Sisters Grimm” and “NERDS.” He has also written and produced the animated series “Robotomy” on Cartoon Network. Before writing children’s books, he worked as a stand-up comic and copywriter for television and advertising. His newest book, “Undertow” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), depicts 16-year-old Lyric Walker’s life-changing encounters with a civilization of undersea warriors who suddenly reveal themselves on Coney Island.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Michael Buckley