Tui T. Sutherland

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Tui T. Sutherland
Sutherland at the New York Comic Con
Sutherland at the New York Comic Con
Born (1978-07-31) July 31, 1978 (age 40)
Caracas, Venezuela
Pen nameHeather Williams
Erin Hunter (shared)
Rob Kidd (shared)
T. T. Sutherland
Tamara Summers
GenreChildren's literature

Tui T. Sutherland, also known as T. T. Sutherland (born July 31, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela)[1] is a Venezuelan-American children's book author who has also written under the pen name Heather Williams. She shares another pen name, Erin Hunter, with writers Kate Cary and Cherith Baldry when they collaborate with editor Victoria Holmes on the Seekers and Warriors series of novels.

In 2009, she appeared as a contestant on Jeopardy!, becoming a two-day champion and winning a grand total of $46,200.[2]

Early life[edit]

Tui T. Sutherland was born on July 31, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela. Her mother, who is from New Zealand named her after the tui, a bird native to that country. Sutherland lived in Asuncion, Paraguay, Miami, Florida, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, before moving to New Jersey in high school. While in high schools she began doing theatre, which consisted mostly of backstage work.[3]

Sutherland graduated from Williams College in 1998, after which she abandoned her ideas of a career in theatre in favor of a career in fiction writing, which she found to be more stable and lucrative.[3] Tui T. Sutherland writes a very well known book series, Wings Of Fire. The books hold many adventures and various species of dragons

Personal life[edit]

Sutherland lives in Massachusetts with her husband, and their two children.[3]



  • So This Is How It Ends (2006)
  • Shadow Falling (2007)
  • Kingdom Of Twilight (2008)

Mo and Ella[edit]

  • Meet Mo and Ella (2001)
  • Fun with Mo and Ella (2002)

Glitter Tattoo Books[edit]

  • Monster Party (with glitter tattoos) (2000)
  • Silly Creepy Crawlies (with glitter tattoos) (2000)
  • Glittering Galaxies: A Trip Through the Stars (with glitter tattoos) (2001)



  • Secrets of the Clans (2007, as Erin Hunter)
  • Battles of the Clans (2010, as Erin Hunter)

Pet Trouble[edit]

  • Pet Trouble-Runaway Retriever (2009, as T. T. Sutherland)
  • Pet Trouble-Loudest Beagle on the Block (2009, as T. T. Sutherland)
  • Pet Trouble-Mud-Puddle Poodle (2009, as T. T. Sutherland)
  • Pet Trouble-Bulldog Won't Budge (2009, as T. T. Sutherland)
  • Pet Trouble-Oh No, Newf! (2010)
  • Pet Trouble-Smarty-Pants Sheltie(2010)
  • Pet Trouble-Bad to the Bone Boxer(2010)
  • Pet Trouble-Dachshund Disaster(2010)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Legends of the Brethren Court[edit]

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End[edit]

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007, junior novelization, as T. T. Sutherland)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End: The Movie Storybook (2007, as T. T. Sutherland)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At Wo

Wings of Fire[edit]

  1. The Dragonet Prophecy (July 1, 2012)
  2. The Lost Heir (January 1, 2013)
  3. The Hidden Kingdom (May 28, 2013)
  4. The Dark Secret (October 29, 2013)
  5. The Brightest Night (March 25, 2014)
  6. Moon Rising (December 30, 2014)
  7. Winter Turning (June 30, 2015)
  8. Escaping Peril (December 29, 2015)
  9. Talons of Power (December 27, 2016)
  10. Darkness of Dragons (June 25, 2017)
  11. The Lost Continent (June 26, 2018)
  12. The Hive Queen (December 26, 2018)
  13. The Poison Jungle (July 30, 2019)

Wings of Fire Graphic Novels[edit]

  1. The Dragonet Prophecy (January 2, 2018)
  2. The Lost Heir (February 26, 2019)
  3. The Hidden Kingdom (October 15, 2019)

Wings of Fire: Legends[edit]

  1. Darkstalker (November 28, 2016)
  2. Dragonslayer (February 4. 2020)

Other books[edit]

  • Jewel Sticker Stories: Stories of the Stars (2000)
  • Kermit's Mixed-Up Valentines (co-written with Emily Sollinger) (2001)
  • Hide and Go Peep! (2001)
  • Who Was Harry Houdini? (2002)
  • This Must Be Love (2004)
  • He's With Me (2007, as Tamara Summers, part of the I Heart Bikinis series)
  • Nellie Oleson Meets Laura Ingalls (2007, as Heather Williams, part of the Little House series)
  • Farmer Boy Goes West (2012, as Heather Williams, part of the Little House series)
  • Save the Date (2008, as Tamara Summers)
  • Never Bite a Boy on the First Date (2009, as Tamara Summers)
  • Spirit Animals Book 5: Against the Tide (2014)


  1. ^ "Here be dragons…and griffins…and vampires…and puppies". TuiBooks. 2015-09-22. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  2. ^ "Tui Sutherland". J! Archive. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  3. ^ a b c Sutherland, Tui T. "Meet the Author". Tui T. Sutherland. Retrieved June 19,2 018.

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