MAX BRALLIER is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than thirty books for children and adults, including the middle-grade monster-zombie series The Last Kids on Earth. Under the pen name Jack Chabert, he is the author and creator of the Eerie Elementary series and authored the New York Times bestselling Poptropica: Vol 1: Mystery of the Map. Max is also the creator of Galactic Hot Dogs, an action-packed sci-fi middle-grade series from Simon & Schuster. Max's books for adults, include the bestselling series Can YOU Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? He's contributed to numerous short story collections.