Gabriel Gale is a Brooklyn, NY native and the creator of “Ages of Oz,” which he started after graduating with a Bachelor’s in Fine Art from Cooper Union and a Master’s in Architecture from Columbia University. In 2017 and 2018, he published two books in a middle grade book series by Simon & Schuster, which launched his own conception of a 1,000-year OZ universe based on the characters and intentions of Baum’s original books. These middle grade chapter books were written with Lisa Fiedler and illustrated by Sebastian Giacobino. He’s planned to develop “Ages of Oz” into a transmedia brand and has worked with Writer’s House, Simon & Schuster, William Morris Endeavor, and A-list Hollywood Producers and Directors.
Lisa Fiedler is a West Granby, CT native and the author of this first Ages of Oz book series. She has written over forty books for children and young adults (under her own name and various pseudonyms) including the MOUSEHEART trilogy. Her young adult novel Dating Hamlet: Ophelia’s Story was named to the New York Public Library’s List of Best Books for the Teen Age. Her middle grade novel, Bradley and the Billboard won both a Parent’s Choice and a Children’s Choice Award.