Marcus SedgwickMarcus Sedgwick (born 8 April 1968) is a British writer, illustrator and musician. He has published novels such as ''Floodland'' (2001; winner of the Branford Boase Award) and ''The Dark Horse'' (2002; shortlisted for The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize). He authored several picture books, and has illustrated a collection of myths and a book of folk tales for adults.
The first U.S. edition of his 2011 novel ''Midwinterblood'' won the 2014 Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association as the preceding year's "best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit". Provided by Wikipedia