Brad Herzog is the author of more than 30 books for children, including more than two dozen sports books. He has also published three travel memoirs and a fourth book for adults, The "Sports 100," which ranks and profiles the 100 most important people in U.S. sports history. For his freelance magazine writing (including "Sports Illustrated" and "Sports Illustrated for Kids"), Brad has won three gold medals from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Brad travels all over the country visiting schools as a guest author. He lives on California's Monterey Peninsula with his wife and two sons.