Neil Gaiman is the New York Times best-selling author of the Newbery Medal winning The Graveyard Book and Coraline, the basis for the hit movie. His other books include Ananasi Boys, Neverwhere, American Gods and Stardust(winner of the American Library Association's Alex Award as one of 2000's top novels for young adults) and the short story collections M is for Magic and Smoke and Mirrors. He is also the author of The Wolves in the Walls and The Day I Traded My Dad for Two Goldfish, both written for children. Among his many awards are the Eisner, the Hugo, the Nebula, the World Fantasy and the Bram Stoker. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States.