James Preller

James Preller

James Preller is the author of more than 80 books for children of all ages, ranging from picture books through young adult novels. His titles include the picture books All Welcome Here, A Pirate’s Guide to First Grade, and A Pirate’s Guide to Recess (all Feiwel and Friends); the choose-your-own-adventure story Fairy House (Chooseco); the middle-grade novels The Courage Test, Bystander, and the forthcoming Upstander (all Feiwel and Friends), Six Innings, and the forthcoming Blood Mountain (both Macmillan/Square Fish); and the young adult novels The Fall (Macmillan/Square Fish) and Before You Go (Feiwel and Friends). He's also the author of three early chapter book series: the Jigsaw Jones mysteries (Scholastic), Scary Tales (Macmillan), and the Big Idea Gang (HMH Books for Young Readers). He holds a BA from Oneonta College.