Markus Zusak is the author of I Am the Messenger, a Printz Honor Book and Los Angeles Times Book Award Finalist, and the international bestseller, The Book Thief, which has been translated into over thirty languages and has sold nine million copies around the world. He is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens and lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and children.
Praise for The Book Thief "Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank." --USA Today "Absorbing and searing." --Washington Post "A major achievement." --People Praise for I Am the Messenger "Funny and gripping." --The Miami Herald "Both serious and funny, touching and exciting." --The Salt Lake Tribune "Fresh and thought-provoking." --The Grand Rapids Press