James Watling Books & Biography
Avi is the highly respected author of the Scott O’Dell Award winning The Fighting Ground and the Newbery Honor Books The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing but the Truth. A former resident of Providence, Rhode Island, Avi now lives in Boulder, Colorado.
James Watling has illustrated many children’s books with historical themes including The First Thanksgiving by Linda Hayward. He lives near Montreal, Canada.