Patrick Carman

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I have been a lifelong writer and storyteller. Salem, Oregon is where I spent my formative years and I graduated from Willamette University. After college, I spent a decade living in Portland, Oregon where I worked in advertising, game design, and technology.

I've written young adult and children's books for Scholastic, Little Brown Books For Young Readers and Katherine Tegen Books/ HarperCollins Publishers.

I've been fortunate enough to have had some bestselling series work: The Land of Elyon, Atherton, Elliot’s Park, 39 Clues, and Skeleton Creek. Here's a fun note...the books have been translated into approximately two dozen languages. Currently I'm developing a few new-media projects. Check out DARK EDEN to experience this type of cross-pl
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TOWERVALE IS OUT!

The new book is out, and it’s a doozy! If you or your kids like SKELETON CREEK, you’ll love TOWERVALE.


Three years in the making, TOWERVALE is a new series that has a very unique feature specially made for readers who are also gamers.


TOWERVALE is organized in seven sections that are not in order. Each section ends with a password readers must enter in the free Towervale game, unlocking a level....

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“It occurred to me then that it was in times of struggle that I found the best parts of myself - courage, loyalty, an unexpected peace - and I always discovered what I needed to break through and go on.”
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“The size of your body is just right. The only question is whether you're big enough inside.”
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