More About the Author
Michael Teitelbaum's latest book is THE VERY HUNGRY ZOMBIE: A PARODY, with illustrations by Jon Apple.
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Michael Teitelbaum is the author of more 150 children's books including young adult and middle-grade novels, tie-in novelizations, and picture books based on characters, movies, and television shows as varied as Spider-Man, Superman, Avatar, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Smallville, X-Men, Batman, Transformers, Garfield, and Kermit the Frog. He has worked with all the major trade children's publishers, including Scholastic, Little, Brown, Dorling Kindersley, Random House, Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Disney, Reader's Digest, and HarperCollins.
Michael's sports series, BACKYARD SPORTS, is based on the best-selling video game of the same name. He was also editor of Little League Magazine For Kids, and is the author of a two-volume encyclopedia on the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as Breaking Barriers; In Sports, In Life a character education program, based on the life of Jackie Robinson. Michael has also written Sports in America: the 1980s, Behind the Plate: the National League East, Down to the Wire: Baseball's Greatest Pennant Races, Great Moments in Woman's Sports, and WEIRD SPORTS.
His historical biography of Jackie Robinson for 6th and 7th graders, JACKIE ROBINSON: CHAMPION FOR EQUALITY, was published by Sterling Publishing.
Michael is the author of THE SCARY STATES OF AMERICA, 50 short stories, one from each state, all about the paranormal, based on true events, published by Yearling.
Michael's latest book,THE VERY HUNGRY ZOMBIE, done in collaboration with artist Jon Apple, is a parody of a children's classic, published by Skyhorse.
Michael lives with his wife Sheleigah and two talkative cats in their 170-year-old farmhouse in the beautiful Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.