Daniel Kraus


Daniel Kraus is the author of numerous novels, including Rotters, the Death and Life of Zebulon Finch duology, and Bent Heavens. With Guillermo del Toro, he wrote the New York Times bestselling The Shape of Water (the companion novel to the Academy Award-winning film) and Trollhunters (the inspiration for the Netflix series).

His novels have been Odyssey Award winners, Library Guild selections, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults picks, Parent's Choice Gold Award winners, Bram Stoker finalists, and more. He lives with his wife in Chicago.


Blood Sugar

Daniel Kraus


La Forma del Agua

Guillermo del Toro


Bent Heavens

Daniel Kraus


The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus


The Living Dead

Daniel Kraus and George A. Romero


They Threw Us Away

Daniel Kraus and Rovina Cai


They Threw Us Away

Daniel Kraus and Rovina Cai