Terri Libenson

Terri Libenson is the cartoonist of the internationally syndicated daily comic strip, The Pajama Diaries. She was also a long-time humorous card writer for American Greetings. She won numerous awards for her greeting cards and was the creator of a top-selling card line, “Skitch.” Terri has also written for AmericanGreetings.com, Egreetings.com, and BlueMountainArts.com.

Terri graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BFA in illustration and a minor in art history. She developed her first professional comic strip, Got a Life, in 2000, which was distributed by King Features Weekly Service. The Pajama Diaries launched with King in 2006 and currently runs in hundreds of newspapers throughout the country and abroad. Pajama Diaries has been nominated four times for the prestigious Reuben Award for “Best Newspaper Comic Strip” by the National Cartoonists Society and won in 2016.

Terri has three cartoon book collections: The Pajama Diaries: Deja To-Do, The Pajama Diaries: Having It All–And No Time To Do It, and The Pajama Diaries: Bat-Zilla. She is also the author of Invisible Emmie and Positively Izzy, both best-selling illustrated middle grade novels by HarperCollins.

Born and raised in Kingston, PA, Terri lives with her husband and two daughters in Cleveland, OH.