Brad Meltzer is a New York Times bestselling author of adult thrillers (including The Inner Circle and its sequels, The Fifth Assassin and The President's Shadow). His two nonfiction gift books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter, were New York Times bestsellers as well, and he has won the prestigious Eisner Award for his comic book work, Justice League of America. He is the author of the bestselling non-fiction picture book series, Ordinary People Change The World. Brad is also the host of the History Channel TV shows Brad Meltzer's Decoded and Brad Meltzer's Lost History. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children.
I Am Jane Goodall is part of a friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great – the traits that kids themselves can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences.