Agent: Louise Fury
Gabrielle Balkan was a book buyer for the Scholastic Reading Clubs, a commissioning editor for Scholastic Paperbacks, and the Director of Communications for City and Country School. She writes non-fiction books for readers ages 5 – 12. Her books include the BOOK OF BONES: 10 Record-Breaking Animals (Phaidon) thats translated into Chinese, French, Korean, Polish, Russian) and BOOK OF FLIGHT: 10 Record-Breaking Animals with Wings (Phaidon) as well as The 50 States, 50 Cities. Gabrielle grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana and now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, twin girls, and orange cat.