Jason Born is a popular historical novelist. League of the Lost Fountain is his first work for kids of all ages. He is the author of Lions & Devils, a series which vividly describes the heroes and villains of the monstrous Islamic assault of Western Europe during the Eighth Century. Other works include The Norseman Chronicles, a multi-volume work of historical fiction detailing the gritty adventures of the faithful Viking, Halldorr, who desired only peace, but found only war in the Old and New Worlds. The Wald Chronicles set of historical novels centers on the rugged conflict and improbable outcome in Germania during the wars between the Roman legionaries and their tribal adversaries over 2,000 years ago. Jason lives in the Midwest with his wife and three children.