About Rafe Martin

Rafe and his BMWRafe is the author of over 20 books that have been translated into many languages. Speaking as both an author and a storyteller, Rafe has appeared in thousands of schools, libraries, festivals, and conferences in nearly every state—including Alaska and Hawaii—and as far away as Japan. Read More about Rafe.


Young Rafe

Athough I grew up in New York City, as a child I still managed to spend a lot of time in treetops. I’d sit up there watching the people and animals below, the clouds drifting above, and I’d listen to the leaves around me rustling in the wind. I climbed boulders—like the one that inspired Will’s Mammoth and The Boy Who Loved Mammoths. Read More of Rafe’s fascinating autobiography.