|Birth Day||November 10, 1971|
|Birth Place||West Long Branch, NJ|
|Age||49 YEARS OLD|
American Writer of children's fantasy novels, she is best known for penning the popular Spiderwick Chronicles book series. She is also the author of Doll Bones, a 2013 novel that was awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal.
Her lesser-known published works include The Curse Workers series and The Good Neighbors graphic novel trilogy.
She grew up in West Long Branch, New Jersey. She married her high school sweetheart, Theo Black, in 1999.
Her popular work, The Spiderwick Chronicles, was adapted into a 2008 film starring Freddie Highmore .