Edward Bloor is the author of
Tangerine (1997), Crusader
(1999), Story Time (2004)
London Calling (2006) and
was an ALA Top Ten Best Books for Young
Adults, a Horn Book Fanfare Selection,
and a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book.
Formerly, an English teacher in Florida public high schools, he became a senior editor at Harcourt Brace School Publishers in 1986. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1950, educated at Fordham University and is married to Pamela Dixon, a teacher. They have a daughter and son, and live in Winter Garden, Florida.