About The Author

Mark Haddon
Photo Copyright © 2006 Nigel Barklie

Mark Haddon is the author of the international bestseller The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction and the Whitbread Book of the Year award. In addition to the recently published The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, a collection of poetry, Haddon has also written and illustrated numerous children's books and received several awards for his television screenplays.

To find out more about Mark Haddon and see examples of his art, visit his web site: www.markhaddon.com.