Stuart Gibbs is the New York Times bestselling author of Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation, Charlie Thorne and the Lost City, the FunJungle and Moon Base Alpha series, and the Spy School series. He has written screenplays, worked on a whole bunch of animated films, developed TV shows, been a newspaper columnist, and has even researched capybaras (the world’s largest rodents!). Stuart was born in Philadelphia, and went on to live in San Antonio for most of his young life. When he’s not writing, Stuart loves to spend time with his kids, explore the outdoors, and travel. He now lives with his family in Los Angeles.