Thursday, May 1, 2008

Holly Black


Holly Black was born in 1971 in New-Jersey. She graduated with a B.A. in English from The College of New Jersey in 1994. Then she worked as a publisher for medical magazines and followed a cursus in Library Sciences at the Rutgers University.
She published her first novel in 2002, Tithe : A Modern Faerie Tale, which was one of the Best Book for Young Adults according to The American Library Association. Holly Black wrote two sequels : Valiant and Ironside.

She collaborated with a long-time friend, Tony DiTerlizzi for the writing of the series The Spiderwick Chronicles, begun in 2003.This series has rapidly become a best-seller, translated in 32 languages. There are already 6 Spiderwick published and another one is on its way.
The first volume was adapted for the cinema in 2007, with Freddie Highmore and Sarah Bolger.
Holly Black is currently working on a series of graphic novels with Ted Naifeh and on a new novel, The White Cat.
She lives in Massachussetts with her husband and her library is still growing...

You can find more about Holly Black on her official website


* The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi)
The Field Guide (2003); The Seeing Stone (2003); Lucinda's Secret (2003); The Ironwood Tree (2004); The Wrath of Mulgarth (2004); Arthur Spiderwick's Notebook of Fantastical Observations (2005); Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You (2005); Care and Feeding of Sprites (2006); The Nixie's Song : Beyond The Spiderwick Chronicles (2007); A Giant Problem (2008)
* A Modern Faerie Tale
Tithe (2002); Valiant (2005); Ironside (2007)
* The White Cat (2010)

Graphic Novels
* The Good Neighbors ( with Ted Naifeh)
Kin (2008); Kith (2009); Kind (2010)

Short Stories
Hades and Persephone (1997); The Night Market (2004); Heartless (2005); Going Ironside (2007); In Vodka Veritas (2007); 21 proms : Reversal of Fortune (2007); The Poison Eaters (2007); Paper Cuts Scissors (2007); The Coat of Stars (2007); Virgin (2008)

The Third Third : Israfel's tale (1996); Bone Mother (2004)

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