Kathryn Lasky (born June 24, 1944) is an American author whose work includes several Dear America books, The Royal Diaries books, Sugaring Time, The Night Journey, and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series.
Kathryn Lasky grew up in Indianapolis, and is married to Christopher Knight, with whom she lives in Boston. She is also a non-fiction writer of other books.
Book 15, The War of the Ember, is the last book in the Ga'Hoole series. In 2010, Lasky released a new book, The Lone Wolf, part of the series "Wolves of the Beyond" that takes place near the owls of Ga'Hoole.