Edward Myers is the author of twenty-two published books. Among these are eight children's books (including Climb or Die, Hostage, and Forri the Baker). In addition, Myers has published three novels for adults (The Mountain Made of Light, Fire and Ice, and The Summit) and a well-received, much-reprinted book about bereavement, When Parents Die: A Guide for Adults. He has co-authored many books as well, among them The Parenthood Survival Kit (with Aleta Koman, M.Ed.). His book Climb or Die is on five state reading lists for young readers. Myers is the recipient of a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council for the Arts. For more information about Edward Myers, visit his Web site at EdwardMyersWriter.com.