Judy Blundell, better known by her pseudonym Jude Watson, is an American novelist for young readers. Her book What I Saw and How I Lied won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature in 2008. She is probably best known for her Star Wars works, including the series Jedi Apprentice (except for the first book in the series, written by Dave Wolverton), Jedi Quest, and The Last of the Jedi. She also helped write the Science Adventures series with K. D. Burkett.She has also written What I Saw And How I Lied.
Her non-Star Wars works include the Brides of Wildcat County series and the novel Premonitions and its sequel Disappearance. She has also written a Star Wars: Science Adventures series with K.D. Burkett and the 4th and 6th books of the 39 Clues series
Jude Watson is the pseudonym for National Book Award-winning author Judy Blundell. Blundell has published more than 100 books under pseudonyms, many of them as Jude Watson. Blundell lives in Katonah New York with her daughter and husband. Her husband, Neil Watson, is the Director of the Katonah Art Museum.