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ABOUT TODD STRASSER

Todd is the author of close to 150 published books, including many award-winning YA and middle-grade novels, such as The Wave, Give a Boy a Gun, Price of Duty, Boot Camp, and Fallout, which the New York Times called, “Superb entertainment... and gripping suspense.”

Todd’s Help! I’m Trapped In … middle-grade series has sold more than seven million copies world-wide. His other middle-grade series include Wordsworth the Talking Basset Hound, Don’t Get Caught, The Tardy Boys, Against the Odds, Heavenly Litebody, and Camp Run-A-Muck.

His books have been translated into more than twenty languages, and several have been adapted for TV and film, including The Wave, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and was also the basis for a Netflix series. His novel How I Created My Perfect Prom Date became the movie, Drive Me Crazy. 

Todd has also written for The New Yorker and Esquire magazines, and The New York Times. When he’s not writing, he likes to read and watch movies, spend time with his grown children, play tennis, guitar, and surf.