Suzanne Collins is the author of the bestselling Underland Chronicles series, which started with Gregor the Overlander. Her groundbreaking young adult novels, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay, were New York Times bestsellers, received wide praise, and were the basis for four popular films. She returned to the world of Panem with The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Year of the Jungle, her picture book based on the year her father was deployed in Vietnam, was published in 2013 to great critical acclaim. To date, her books have been published in fifty-three languages around the world.
Praise for The Hunger Games series: #1 USA Today Bestseller, #1 New York Times Bestseller, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller, #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller, A New York Times Notable Children's Book, A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, A Booklist Editors' Choice, A Kirkus Best Book of the Year, A Publishers Weekly Best BookWhereas Katniss kills with finesse, Collins writes with raw power. --Time MagazineSuspenseful . . . Collins' fans, grown-ups included, will race to the end. --USA TodayAt its best the trilogy channels the political passion of 1984, the memorable violence of A Clockwork Orange, the imaginatiev ambience of The Chronicles of Narnia and the detailed inventiveness of Harry Potter. -- The New York Times Book ReviewCollins has joined J. K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer as a writer of children's books that adults are eager to read. --Bloomberg.com * Perfect pacing and electrifying world-building. --Booklist, starred review