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Suzanne Collins - Author

About the Author

Suzanne Collins has had a successful and prolific career writing for children's television. For preschool viewers, she penned multiple stories for the Emmy-nominated Little Bear and Oswald. She has worked on several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains it All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. She received a Writer's Guild of America nomination for co-writing the critically acclaimed Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! and most recently she was the head writer for Clifford’s Puppy Days.

Suzanne made her mark in children's literature with the New York Times–bestselling Underland Chronicles, which started with the acclaimed book Gregor the Overlander. In The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins continues to explore the effect of violence on those coming of age. She was inspired to write The Hunger Games when an idea formed whilst she flicked between television channels broadcasting real war coverage and reality television programmes.

The Hunger Games and the sequel Catching Fire have been successfully brought to the big screen.

Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut.

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Featured books by Suzanne Collins

Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane

Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane

9+ readers

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2013

The second of the Underland Chronicles.  Spies have reported the sighting of a Rat King in the Underland, a character who has been legendary since the Middle Ages. Recognizable by its tremendous size and snow-white coat, the Rat King is destined to bring a World War to the Underland.

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Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods

Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods

9+ readers

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2013

Book 3: The Underland Chronicles. Gregor and Boots must return to the Underland to help ward off a plague. It is spreading fast, and when it claims one of Gregor's family, he begins to truly understand his role in the Prophecy of Blood. 

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Other books by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2013

First in the ground-breaking HUNGER GAMES trilogy. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.

Catching Fire

Catching Fire

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2013

The second book in the ground-breaking HUNGER GAMES trilogy. After winning the brutal Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta return to their district, hoping for a peaceful future. But their victory has caused rebellion to break out ... and the Capitol has decided that someone must pay. As Katniss and Peeta are forced to visit the districts on the Capitol's Victory Tour, the stakes are higher than ever. Unless they can convince the world that they are still lost in their love for each other, the consequences will be horrifying. Then comes the cruellest twist: the contestants for the next Hunger Games are announced, and Katniss and Peeta are forced into the arena once more.

Gregor the Overlander

Gregor the Overlander

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2013

When eleven-year-old Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building, he hurtles into the dark Underland, where spiders, rats and giant cockroaches coexist uneasily with humans. This world is on the brink of war, and Gregor's arrival is no accident. Gregor has a vital role to play in the Underland's uncertain future. Gregor wants no part of it - until he realizes it's the only way to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance. Reluctantly, Gregor embarks on a dangerous adventure that will change both him and the Underland for ever.

HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY boxed set

HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY boxed set

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.

Classic boxed set

Classic boxed set

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

The original paperback trilogy in the Hunger Games series in a handy slipcase. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature. now a major feature film starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth INCLUDED IN THE BOX SET The Hunger Games Catching Fire Mockingjay Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is now available in hardback and tells the backstory of President Snow

Los juegos del hambre (vol.1)

Los juegos del hambre (vol.1)

Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2012

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