The Hero's Guide to Protecting Your Kingdom, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Pick, and its two sequels, The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle and The Hero's Guide to Becoming an Outlaw, are written by Christopher Healy. He worked as an actor, ad copywriter, toy store display designer, fact-checker, dishwasher, journalist, costume shop garment stitcher, children's entertainment reviewer, and a haunted house zombie before becoming a writer. He has a dog named Duncan and lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children. Christopher Healy's website is www.christopherhealy.com.
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