Patrick Carman has authored 35 novels with over 4 million books in print across 23 countries. His books are published by Scholastic, Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, and Little Brown. A multimedia pioneer, Mr. Carman often uses technology, videos, and games to bring wired kids back to books. Millions of young readers have read, watched, and played multimedia books Mr. Carman has produced including the 39 Clues, Skeleton Creek, Trackers, and Voyagers. 

Mr. Carman is an inexhaustible public speaker who presents at approximately 100 events every year including the National Book Festival, the LA Times Book Festival, Comicon, and the American Library Association national conference. He has spoken to hundreds of thousands of students at over 1500 schools across the country. In 2011, Patrick gave a popular TED talk about 21st century literacy.