Michelle Knudsen

Michelle Knudsen

I'm the author of 45 books for young readers for all ages. Titles include the New York Times best-selling picture book Library Lion (illustrated by Kevin Hawkes), the middle-grade fantasy novels The Dragon of Trelian and The Princess of Trelian, and the YA novel Evil Librarian, which won the 2015 Sid Fleischman Award for Humor(!).

My newest book is the picture book Marilyn's Monster (Candlewick, March 2015), illustrated by the wonderful Matt Phelan. Next up will be THE MAGE OF TRELIAN (Trelian #3), coming in April 2016.

I also work as a freelance editor and private writing coach. Please visit my website to learn more if you're interested - I especially love working with new writers! I'm also now teaching in Lesley University's MFA program in writing for young people.

Books by Michelle Knudsen