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Tony DiTerlizzi


Tony DiTerlizzi

Tony DiTerlizzi is the author of THE SEARCH FOR WONDLA and A HERO FOR WONDLA. He is also the co-creator and illustrator of the bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles and the author and illustrator of JIMMY ZANGWOW’S OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD MOON PIE ADVENTURE as well as the Zena Sutherland award-winning TED. His brilliantly cinematic version of Mary Howitt’s classic THE SPIDER AND THE FLY earned Tony his second Zena Sutherland Award and also received a Caldecott Honor. Tony’s art has also graced the covers of such well-known fantasy writers as Peter S. Beagle, J. R. R. Tolkien, Anne McCaffrey and Greg Bear. His first chapter book, KENNY & THE DRAGON, debuted as a New York Times bestseller. He lives with his wife Angela and their daughter in Western Massachusetts and Jupiter, Florida.

Tony DiTerlizzi

Books by Tony DiTerlizzi

by Tony DiTerlizzi - Youth Fiction

All hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost in the third installment of the WondLa trilogy. Eva Nine has gone into hiding for fear of luring the wicked Loroc to her companions.

However, news of the city Solas being captured by the human leader, Cadmus Pryde, forces Eva into action once again. With help from an unlikely ally, Eva tries to thwart Loroc’s ultimate plan for both mankind and the alien life on Orbona.


by Tony DiTerlizzi - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Before the end of THE SEARCH FOR WONDLA, Eva Nine had never seen another human, but after a human boy named Hailey rescues her along with her companions, she couldn’t be happier. But all is not idyllic in New Attica, and Eva soon realizes that something sinister is going on --- and if she doesn’t stop it, it could mean the end of everything and everyone on planet Orbona.

by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black - Children's, Fantasy, Fiction

We said no, still you looked. Now instead, someone gets cooked.

by Tony DiTerlizzi - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction

When a marauder destroys the underground sanctuary that Eva Nine was raised in by the robot Muthr, the twelve-year-year-old girl is forced to flee aboveground. She knows that other humans exist because of an item she treasures --- a scrap of cardboard on which is depicted a young girl, an adult, and a robot, with the strange word, “WondLa.”

by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black - Children's, Fantasy, Fiction

After their parents' divorce, the Grace kids --- twins Jared and Simon and their older sister Mallory --- move with their mom to the decaying old mansion belonging to their ancient great-aunt Lucinda, who has been sent off to an asylum. Jared's investigations eventually lead to an old book filled with pictures of fantastic creatures --- Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You --- and an even bigger mystery - the disappearance of his great-great-uncle and Lucinda's father, Arthur Spiderwick.

written by Doug Cooney, illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi