Individual Author Record
Name: Greg Leitich SmithPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLeitich Smith grew up in a German American neighborhood on the north side of Chicago and attended Lane Tech High School. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Biographical and Professional InformationGreg Leitich Smith is co-author (with his wife, New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith) of the picture book ''Santa Knows'' and the young adult short story ''The Wrath of Dawn'', which appeared in the ''Geektastic'' anthology.Originally from Chicago, Greg now lives in Austin, Texas. He holds degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Texas at Austin, and a degree in law from the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor.
*''Ninjas, Piranhas, and Galileo'', Little Brown, 2003 - reprinted 2013*''Tofu and T. Rex'', Little Brown, 2005 - reprinted 2013*''Santa Knows'', Dutton, 2006 - written with Cynthia Leitich Smith*''Chronal Engine,'' HMH Books for Young Readers, 2012 - reprinted 2013*''Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn'', Macmillan, 2014*''Borrowed Time'', Clarion, 2015