Raina Telgemeier

Ann M. Martin's The Baby-Sitters Club series has over 176 million copies in print worldwide and inspired a generation of young readers. Her novels include the Main Street series; BELLE TEAL; the Newbery Honor book A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE; HERE TODAY; A DOG'S LIFE; and ON CHRISTMAS EVE; as well as the much-loved collaborations P.S. LONGER LETTER LATER and SNAIL MAIL, NO MORE with Paula Danziger. She lives in upstate New York.
Raina Telgemeier is the creator of SMILE, a #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, winner of the Will Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens, and a BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Honor Book. SISTERS, a companion to SMILE, was a #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestseller and USA TODAY bestseller. Raina is also the creator of DRAMA, a #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestseller and the recipient of a Stonewall Book Award Honor. Raina also adapted and illustrated the Baby-sitters Club graphic novels. She lives in Astoria, New York, with her husband, Dave Roman. To learn more, visit her online at www.goRaina.com.