Erin Falligant

Erin Falligant has written more than 30 books for children. Her books include the American Girl Beforever middle grade novel, THE LILAC TUNNEL (American Girl, 2014), and the INNERSTAR UNIVERSITY as well as eight series fiction titles for Sky Pony Press (under the pseudonyms Kenley Shay and Alex Polan). Erin also writes advice books on topics such as standing up to bullies, changing bodies, surviving homework, and protecting the earth. Erin was a children’s book editor for over 15 years, creating books and parent content for lines such as Angelina Ballerina, Matchbox, and Fisher-Price. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, and has a master’s degree in Child Clinical Psychology. Erin is currently working on the DK AMERICAN GIRL ULTIMATE VISUAL GUIDE (Dorling Kindersley/PRH). Erin’s full portfolio of fiction and nonfiction books can be found at