INGRID LAW

- Newbery Honor Winner & New York Times Bestselling Author -

Ingrid Law writes books for the young and young-at-heart. She is a New York Times bestselling author and her books have received numerous awards, including a Newbery Honor for Savvy in 2009. Ingrid's books have been placed on more than thirty state reading lists and have been translated into nineteen languages. She's earned praise from Publishers Weekly, Oprah’s reading list, the Today Show’s Al Roker’s Book Club for Kids, and Smithsonian. Three dogs keep Ingrid company when she writes—one of them even knows how to close her laptop. If you wish Ingrid would write books faster, please don’t blame her. Blame the dog.

Favorite Things

& Fun Facts

Favorite Color:  All of them - or anything sparkly or metallic

Favorite Animals:  Dogs and rabbits

Favorite Time of Year:  Autumn 

Favorite Kinds of Stories:  Fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, realistic stories with lots of heart

Fun Facts: 

  • I was born on May 1st, 1970, in northern New York.

  • My second book, Scumble, is dedicated to an imaginary cat.

  • I love going to the movies.

  • I like to draw and illustrate, and I've recently been learning to write and illustrate comics, because...

  • I have always loved comic books and graphic novels.

  • My parents couldn’t agree on a middle name for me, so I don't have one.

  • When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up to become a famous roller skater, a costume designer, or a firefighter. I never imagined I'd someday become an author.

© Ingrid Law, 2019