Chris Barton is the author of the picture books SHARK VS. TRAIN (a New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller) and THE DAY-GLO BROTHERS (winner, American Library Association Sibert Honor), as well as the young adult nonfiction thriller CAN I SEE YOUR I.D.? TRUE STORIES OF FALSE IDENTITIES. His 2014 publications include picture book ATTACK! BOSS! CHEAT CODE! A GAMER'S ALPHABET and his YA fiction debut as a contributor to the collection ONE DEATH, NINE STORIES, and 2015 will bring picture book biographies THE AMAZING AGE OF JOHN ROY LYNCH and THE NUTCRACKER COMES TO AMERICA: HOW THREE BALLET-LOVING BROTHERS CREATED A HOLIDAY TRADITION. Chris and his wife, novelist Jennifer Ziegler (REVENGE OF THE FLOWER GIRLS), live in Austin, Texas, with their family.
For more information about Chris, his books, and his presentations to students, writers, educators, and librarians, please visit him at http://www.chrisbarton.info.