Bildner, Phil

Bildner, Phil

Phil  Bildner PicPhil Bildner is the author of numerous children’s picture books including the Margaret Wise Brown Prize winning Marvelous CorneliusTwenty-One Elephants, The Soccer Fence, The Hallelujah FlightThe Unforgettable Season, and Night at the Stadium. He is author of A Whole New Ballgame and Rookie of the Year, the first two books in the middle grade Rip & Red series, and he is also the co-creator of The New York Times Bestselling middle grade chapter book serial, Sluggers. A former middle school teacher in the New York City public schools, Phil spends much of the year visiting schools around the country conducting writing workshops and talking process with students. He lives in Newburgh, New York with his husband and dog. Find him at www.philbildner.com