Trenton Lee Stewart (born 1970) is a bestselling author for both children and adults. He also teaches creative writing. He graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He lives with his wife in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he is inspired by his two sons. Apart from writing he loves to read, watch movies, take long walks and he also spends a lot of his time being mysterious!
His favorite books were books about children in very difficult circumstances on an adventure. They also include Watership Down by Richard Adams and The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien.
His favorite superhero is Spiderman.
The idea for The Mysterious Benedict Society came from his belief that children are often seen, rarely heard, and always underestimated!