Neil Gaiman is theNew York Timesbestselling author of the Newbery Medal-winningThe Graveyard BookandCoraline, the basis for the hit movie. His other books includeAnansi Boys, Neverwhere, American Gods,andStardust,(winner of the American Library Association's Alex Award as one of 2000's top novels for young adults) as well as the short story collections M Is for Magic and Smoke and Mirrors. He is also the author ofThe Wolves in the WallsandThe Day I Traded My Dad for Two Goldfish, both written for children. Among his many awards are the Eisner, the Hugo, the Nebula, the World Fantasy, and the Bram Stoker. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States.