David Lubar

David Lubar Joelle Lubar

David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Thousands of kids and educators across the country have voted Hidden Talents onto over twenty state lists. David is also the author of True Talents, the sequel to Hidden Talents; Flip, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror selection; five short story collections: In the Land of the Lawn Weenies, Invasion of the Road Weenies, The Curse of the Campfire Weenies, The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies, and Attack of the Vampire Weenies; and the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series. Lubar grew up in Morristown, New Jersey, and he has also lived in New Brunswick, Edison and Piscataway, NJ, and Sacramento, CA. Besides writing, he has also worked as a video game programmer and designer. He now lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.



  • Book Trailer: My Rotten Life by David Lubar

    A book trailer for My Rotten Life by David Lubar, the first YA novel in the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series.

  • An interview with David Lubar about his book, True Talents

    Connie Bowman talks with bestselling author David Lubar about True Talents, the sequel to his award-winning debut novel, Hidden Talents.

  • The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies by David Lubar--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear the story "All the Rage" from David Lubar's children's book The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies: And Other Warped and Creepy Tales.

  • My Rotten Life by David Lubar--Audiobook Excerpt

    isten to this audiobook excerpt from David Lubar's hilarious children's book My Rotten Life, narrated by Matthew Brown and Kathleen McInerney.

  • Book Trailer: Hyde and Shriek by David Lubar

    There’s something strange going on at Washington Irving Elementary School. People are turning into monsters—literally! Ms. Clevis is one of the most popular teachers at Washington Irving. Until the morning she accidentally puts some of the wrong ingredients into her breakfast smoothie. Suddenly she finds herself switching back and forth between mean substitute teacher Ms. Hyde and a sweet sixth grade girl named Jackie. Will Jackie figure out the cure before she changes into the horrible Ms. Hyde forever?





A boy discovers his neighborhood has turned into a Land of the Lawn Weenies. Sound peculiar? How about zombies behind the counter of your local hamburger stand? A roadside motel where the guests...


Don't bother looking for PsychoZone on a Map. It's not a place...but a state of mind where the worlds of reality and imagination collide. A place where a kid can wake up and have morphed into a...


The Bully Bug is the sixth standalone tale in the hilarious Monsterrific Tales series for young readers by acclaimed author David Lubar. The Monsterrific Tales series began with Hyde and...

Available 09/02/2014Pre-Order

Acclaimed author David Lubar’s Monsterrific Tales return to life with this new edition of The Gloomy Ghost that is sure to appeal to fans of his Weenies short story collections.There’s...