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Tui T. Sutherland was born on July 31, 1978. She is a Venezuelan-American children's book author, most notably the author of the New York Times and the USA Today bestselling series Wings of Fire. She has also written the book Against the Tide, the fifth installment to the Spirit Animals series.

Biography 

Tui was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and before high school, she lived in Asuncion, Paraguay, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and Miami, Florida. She was named after the Tui bird in New Zealand. Tui received an education at Williams College. She then moved to New Jersey and currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts with her husband, Adam, her sons, Jonah and Elliot, and her dog, Sunshine. She was also featured on Jeopardy as a two-day champion in 2009

Tui is very passionate and loving of both her books and FanWings. She loves to do live chats on the Scholastic Wings of Fire forum and has a collection of small videos on the Scholastic YouTube channel. She usually changes her favorite dragon while she writes and she uses other dragon books to aid her writing. She loves her dog Sunshine dearly, as she named Sunny after her. Her website and blog can be found here.

Other Books

Her other books include the Avatars trilogy, several bestselling books in the Warriors and Seekers series (under the alias of Erin Hunter), the Pet Trouble books, the books Save The Date, He's With Me, and Never Bite A Boy On The First Date (under the pen name Tamara Summers), two books in the Little House series under the pen name Heather Williams, book 5 in the Spirits Animals series, and the Menagerie trilogy, which she wrote with her sister Kari.        

Books

Warriors

Avatars

  • So This Is How It Ends (2006)
  • Shadow Falling (2007)
  • Kingdom of Twilight (2008)

Mo and Ella

  • Meet Mo and Ella (2001)
  • Fun with Mo and Ella (2002)

Glitter Tattoo Books

  • Monster Party (with glitter tattoos) (2000)
  • Silly Creepy Crawlies (with glitter tattoos) (2000)
  • Glittering Galaxies: A Trip Through the Stars (with glitter tattoos) (2001)

Seekers

Wings of Fire

Wings of Fire: Winglets

Wings of Fire: Legends

Wings of Fire Graphic Novels

Other

Trivia

  • She was born on July 31st, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Her western zodiac sign is Leo, which is ironically a fire element sign.
  • In the Chinese Zodiac, she was born in the Year of the Horse.
  • Her mother named her, Tui, after a bird in New Zealand. 

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