Gail Tuchman is the author of more than fifty books for children and adults, and almost as many stories and plays for children. She has been involved in book publishing since 1970 as a writer, editor, publisher, and photographer. She especially enjoys creating fiction and nonfiction books for children--she loves to make kids smile with her zany, humorous stories and to intrigue them into learning more with her exciting, fact-filled nonfiction books. Gail has written several titles in the Scholastic Discover More Readers series. She lives in New York City.