James Howe began his writing career with Bunnicula, which was published in 1979. This book and his next, Teddy Bear's Scrapbook, were co-authored with his late wife, Deborah. Bunnicula has received numerous awards as a favorite among children throughout the U.S. and Canada and has been published in several foreign-language editions as well. Howe so enjoyed writing as Harold -- the shaggy dog narrator of Bunnicula -- that he went on to write further adventures for these characters, including Howliday Inn, The Celery Stalks at Midnight, and Nighty-Nightmare. The author's other books for children include Morgan's Zoo, A Night Without Stars, and the Sebastian Barth mystery series. James Howe lives with his wife, Betsy Imershein, and their daughter, Zoe, in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.Howe, James is the author of 'Howliday Inn ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781416928157 and ISBN 1416928154.