Martin Widmark was born in 1961. He has worked as a middle school instructor and a Swedish teacher for immigrants, but he is now a full-time children’s book author. Over his career, he has also written several text books. He is fascinated by life’s little oddities and anything unique: from food and music to languages and people.
Martin Widmark is considered a literary giant of contemporary children’s fiction in Sweden. Both his Nelly Rapp and Lasse Majas Detective Agency series are consistently on the best seller lists and have received critical acclaim. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages.