Jim Averbeck works, plays, and evades the law in San Francisco, California. His first book, IN A BLUE ROOM, was a Charlotte Zolotow Honor book. His popular books EXCEPT IF and OH NO, LITTLE DRAGON! feature charming protagonists with pointy teeth. His book, THE MARKET BOWL and his middle grade novel, A HITCH AT THE FAIRMONT, were Junior Library Guild Selections. His most recent book, ONE WORD FROM SOPHIA, was an IndyNext Top 10 for Summer 2015. Spy agencies can find Jim online at jimaverbeck.com
Offering a written critique of a picture book manuscript or 10 pages of a middle grade novel within 4-6 weeks.