Kiki Thorpe has written over forty books for young readers, including picture books, easy-to-reads, early chapter books, and middle grade fiction. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling series The Never Girls and the spinoff series, Finding Tinker Bell. In 2021, her early reader How to Grow a Monster was named Book of the Year by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Her books have sold more than six million copies and have been published in 26 countries.
Kiki was born in Hagåtña, Guam and grew up in Boise, Idaho. She is a graduate of Brown University and holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Arizona. Previously, she worked as a children’s book editor before becoming a writer full time. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado.