Biography for Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Simon and Schuster
William Joyce has put his personal stamp on all types of children's media. His books include theNew York Times bestseller The Man in the Moon, Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King,E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth's Core!, and Santa Calls. He's won three Emmy awards for his Rolie Polie Olie animated series, developed character concepts forToy Story and A Bug's Life, and made films including Robots and Meet the Robinsons. He's currently executive producer of the DreamWorks Animation release ofRise of the Guardians (Fall 2012) inspired by his new series. He is also producingThe Leaf Men, based on his book The Leaf Men. And his star continues to rise--he won an Academy Award for his innovative short filmThe Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. He lives in Shreveport, LA, and is the founder of Moonbot Studios.