About Dan Gutman
Mr. Gutman was born in New York City in 1955, but he grew up in New Jersey. After college, he wrote essays and wrote for a magazine. In 1987, he wrote his first book for adults about baseball. He wrote his first nonfiction book for kids in 1992 and his first fiction book in 1994. He has won many awards including the Virginia Young Reader's Award. Today he lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children.