Glenn Murphy is a bestselling author of more than 25 popular science books and articles for kids, teenagers and adults. His works have been translated into more than 20 languages, including Spanish, Dutch, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tagalog, and Arabic.
In 2003, Glenn received his Masters in Science Communication from London’s Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. He wrote his first book, Why Is Snot Green? in the summer or 2006, whilst managing the Explainer team at the Science Museum, London. It subsequently became a UK bestseller, was a finlaist for the Royal Society Book Awards, and sold over 250,000 copies worldwide.
In June 2007, he moved to the United States. He now lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife Heather, his two children, Sean and Cora, and an immense, ill-tempered, and seemingly immortal cat.