Tony Abbott has written over ninety-five books for readers aged 6 to 14, including many series (The Secret of Droon, The Haunting of Derek Stone, Underworlds, Goofballs, to name a few) and novels for older readers, including Kringle, Firegirl, The Postcard, and Lunch-Box Dream. Since 2008, Tony has written the literary blog, Friday Book Report at www.fridaybookreport.com, and in 2011, he became a member of the Creative Writing faculty in the Masters of Fine Arts program at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.He is currently a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the Yale Center for British Art, and other esteemed arts organizations. With his wife, two daughters, and two dogs, he lives and works happily in Connecticut, USA.
Praise for Copernicus Legacy (# 1): THE FORBIDDEN STONE -
”'Full of mystery and intrigue, this book had me completely transfixed.” - Ridley Pearson, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author
”'Equal parts edge-of-your-seat suspense and heartfelt coming-of-age.” - KIRKUS REVIEWS
”'Fast-paced and clever” - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY