Tony Abbott





Tony Abbott

Author profile


born
Cleveland, OH, The United States
gender
male

website

genre


About this author

Tony Abbott (born 1952) is an American author of children's books. His most popular work is the book series The Secrets of Droon, which includes over 40 books. He has sold over 12 million copies of his books and they have been translated into several other languages, including Italian, Spanish, Korean, French, Japanese, Polish, Turkish, and Russian. He has also written the bestseller "Firegirl".
Abbott was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1952. His father was a university professor and had an extensive library of books which became one of Abbott's first sources of literature. When he was eight years old, his family moved to Connecticut where he went through elementary school and high school.
Abbott attended the University of Connecticut, and after...more


Tony Abbott isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

OF ALL THE EARLY Decembers of my childhood, one of the things I remember most is a single, silent ritual by which my father announced the coming of Christmas. Some frosty morning not long after Thanksgiving, but never before December had started, he would pull down from a bookshelf in his study a small battered slipcase, remove a little brown book with a gold holly wreath stamped on its cover,...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on December 20, 2012 08:00 • 138 views
Average rating: 3.86 · 27,389 ratings · 2,173 reviews · 123 distinct works · Similar authors
Firegirl
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 4,043 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Hidden Stairs and the M...
by
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 2,391 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Journey to the Volcano Pala...
by
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,159 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Mysterious Island (The ...
by
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 908 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
City in the Clouds (The Sec...
by
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 797 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Great Ice Battle (The S...
by
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 752 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Golden Wasp (The Secret...
by
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 700 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sleeping Giant of Goll ...
by
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 701 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Postcard
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 666 ratings — published 2008 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kringle
by
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 568 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Tony Abbott…
The Hidden Stairs and the M... Journey to the Volcano Palace The Mysterious Island City in the Clouds The Great Ice Battle The Sleeping Giant of Goll Into the Land of the Lost
The Secrets of Droon (44 books)
by
3.9115993062490144 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 19,027 ratings

The Magic Escapes Wizard or Witch? Voyagers Of The Silver Sand Sorcerer The Secrets of Droon Specia... Crown of Wizards The Genie King
The Secrets of Droon: Special Edition (8 books)
by
4.070713391739675 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,598 ratings

City of the Dead Bayou Dogs The Red House The Ghost Road
The Haunting of Derek Stone (4 books)
by
3.9310938845822565 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 1,161 ratings

The Forbidden Stone The Serpent's Curse
The Copernicus Legacy (2 books)
by
3.9150779896013863 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 577 ratings

The Battle Begins When Monsters Escape Revenge of the Scorpion King The Ice Dragon
Underworlds (4 books)
by
3.8850806451612905 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 496 ratings

More series by Tony Abbott…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Tony Abbott's books are so amazing!”
Tony Abbott

“On the outside it doesn't look like very much happened. A burned girl was in my class for a while. Once I brought her some homework. In class she said my name. Then she was gone. That's pretty much all that happened.”
Tony Abbott, Firegirl

“The sky is where mathematics and magic become one.”
Tony Abbott, The Forbidden Stone
tags: math, sky, space

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
What's The Name o...: SOLVED! Children's/YA- Winter, Boy has staff [s] 11 53 Mar 24, 2009 06:29PM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: Julie McV's 2010 List 76 71 Dec 30, 2010 05:05PM  
Chicks On Lit: Looking for Middle School Reads 26 54 Jul 22, 2011 06:30PM  
The Next Best Boo...: Beth K's 2011 Reading 66 155 Dec 31, 2011 02:28PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Tony to Goodreads.