Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(? - ) US author of books for children and the Young Adult market, beginning with the nonfantastic Ninjas, Piranhas, and Galileo (2003). Of sf interest are Chronal Engine (2012), which features a Time Machine in the protagonists' grandfather's basement, through which abductions have occurred, leading young Max, Emma and Kyle into Time Travel adventures in the Cretaceous with Dinosaurs; and Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn (2014), for younger children and involving an Alien (see Little Green Men). [JC]
Greg Leitich Smith
born Chicago, Illinois
- Chronal Engine (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Clarion, 2012) [hb/Blake Henry]
- Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn (New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2014) [hb/]
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