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Chris Grabenstein is the multiple award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello, Smartest Kid, Dog Squad, Wonderland, and Haunted Mystery series. He co-authored the acclaimed Shine! and the new Stinky’s Stories series with his wife J.J. Grabenstein. A former improvisational comedian and advertising executive, Chris has also written three dozen fast-paced and funny page turners with James Patterson including the I Funny, Jacky Ha-Ha, Treasure Hunters, and Max Einstein series. Chris was born in Buffalo and now lives in New York City with J.J., two cats, and lots and lots of ideas.

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