About the Book
Escape a stalled subway car or a swarm of pigeons; stop a runaway hot dog cart; defeat cockroaches-what every native and visitor needs to survive in the Big Apple.
David Borgenicht is the creator and co-author of all the books in the Worst-Case Scenario series. He lives in Philadelphia.
About the Author
Ben H. Winters
Ben H. Winters is the author of six novels, including the New York Times bestseller Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters and the middle-grade novel The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman, an Edgar Award nominee and a Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of 2011. Winters’ other books include the science-fiction Tolstoy parody Android Karenina, the Finkleman sequel The Mystery of the Missing Everything, the supernatural thriller Bedbugs, and the The Last Policeman.
Winters also wrote the book and lyrics for three musicals for young audiences: The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, A (Tooth) Fairy Tale, and Uncle Pirate, based on the award-winning children’s book by Douglas Rees.
He is at work on a book of scary poems for kids, to be published by Price Stern Sloan in spring, 2013.
David Borgenicht is the creator of the Worst Case Scenario brand and co-author of all of the books in The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series.
He has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs, including the Today Show, 20/20/, Late Night With Conan O’Brien, The Tyra Banks Show, and The Big Idea With Donnie Deutsch. He has also given speeches at American Express, The Commonwealth Club, The 92nd Street Y, and at dozens of other venues to students, executives, and fans of the series.
He is also the publisher of Quirk Books!