Downing, Erin Soderberg

Contact Info:

Lives in: Minneapolis, MN


Email: [email protected]

Author of: Children’s Fiction

Age Group: 7-13


The Quirks series, Puppy Pirates series, Great Peach Experiment series, Daring Dreamers Club series, Moon Shadow, etc.

Please see Erin’s website for a full listing of her books:

Book Awards:

Great Peach Experiment – Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

The Quirks: Welcome to Normal – Nerdy Book Club “Nerdies” finalist


ERIN SODERBERG DOWNING has written more than fifty books for kids, tweens, and young adults. Some of her most popular titles include two fun series – Puppy Pirates and The Quirks – and the magical middle-grade novel Moon Shadow. The first book in her next middle grade series — The Great Peach Experiment: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie (a Junior Library Guild Gold Selection) — will roll into stores on April 6, 2021. Before becoming an author, Erin was a children’s book editor, a cookie inventor, and also worked for Nickelodeon. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, three hilarious kids, a cuddly goldendoodle named Wally (the star of Puppy Pirates!), and Nutmeg the mischievous mini aussiedoodle puppy. More information can be found at

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