Allan Zullo

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General Information

Name: Allan Zullo

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1947 in Rockford, Illinois



Illinois Connection

  • Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, Allan dreamed of becoming a major league baseball player. In 1969, Allan graduated with a journalism degree from Northern Illinois University where he worked on the school's daily paper.

In 1995 Allan and his wife Kathryn moved to a mountain outside of Asheville, North Carolina, to concentrate on writing projects.

Today Allan is the author and co-author of nearly 100 current and forthcoming nonfiction trade paperbacks — including more than two dozen for middle-graders .

Published Works

  • Haunted Kids, True Ghost Stories, Scholastic, 2004
  • Haunted Schools, True Ghost Stories, Troll Communications, 1997
  • The President Who Pardoned a Turkey, and Other Wacky Tales of American History, Watermill Press, 1996
  • Haunted Babysitters, True Ghost Stories, Troll, 1997
  • The 10 Creepiest Creatures in America, Troll, 1997
  • The Smile High Club, Outrageous, But True, Air Travel Stories, Andrews McMeel Pub., 2000
  • Greatest Survivor Stories Never Told, Andrews McMeel Pub., 2002
  • Survivors: True Stories of Children in The Holocaust, Scholastic, 2005
  • The Dog Who Saved Christmas, Scholastic, 2008
  • The Fishing Hall of Shame, Dell, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Haunted Kids Bone-Chilling Boxed Set: True Ghost Stories (Haunted Baby-Sitters, The Haunted Graveyard, The Haunted Shortstop, More Haunted Kids, and Totally Haunted Kids) (SKULL PENDANT INCLUDED!)

ISBN: 054500893X
Release Date: 2008

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Haunted Baby Sitters: True Ghost Stories

ISBN: 0816743282
Release Date: 1997-08-01

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The Smile-High Club: Outrageous but True Air Travel Stories

ISBN: 0740727273
Release Date: 2002-08-02

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Greatest Survivor Stories Never Told

ISBN: 0740727281
Release Date: 2002-08-02

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The Dog Who Saved Christmas and Other True Animal Tales

ISBN: 0545046432
Release Date: 2008

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The Fishing Hall of Shame

Release Date: 2009-10-21

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Allan Zullo on WorldCat

Allan Zullo on Amazon


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