Allan Zullo (born November 23, 1947)[1][2] is an American non-fiction writer. He is author or co-author of more than 120 paperbacks for adults on a broad range of subjects for general audiences and younger readers.

A native of Rockford, Illinois, Zullo graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1969 with a degree in journalism. His books include The Baseball Hall of Shame[3][4] and Baseball Confidential[5] (both co-written with Bruce Nash), A Boomer's Guide to Grandparenting (co-written with his wife Kathryn),[6][7] and the Haunted Kids series.[8] His syndicated comic strip "The Ghost Story Club"[9] ran in American newspapers from 1995 to 1998.


  • Ten True Tales
    • Escape to Freedom: Brave Young Refugees
    • Police Heroes
    • Young Civil Rights Heroes
    • Heroes of Pearl Harbor
    • FBI Heroes
    • Titanic: Young Survivors
    • Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
    • Heroes of 9/11
    • Vietnam War Heroes
    • War Heroes: Voices from Iraq
    • World War II Heroes
    • Battle Heroes: Voices from Afghanistan
    • World War I Heroes
    • Crime Scene Investigators
    • Kid Pirates: Their Battles, Shipwrecks & Narrow Escapes
    • The Rescuers: Kids Who Risked Everything to Save Others
    • The Secret Agent: And Other Spy Kids
    • Surviving Sharks: And Other Dangerous Creatures
    • Teens at War
  • Holocaust Books
    • Ten True Tales: Young Survivors of the Holocaust
    • We Fought Back: Teen Resisters of the Holocaust
    • Escape: Children of the Holocaust
    • Heroes of the Holocaust: True Stories of Rescues by Teens
    • Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust
  • Bad Pets series
    • Bad Pets: Bad to the Bone
    • Bad Pets Hall of Shame
    • Bad Pets on the Loose!
    • Bad Pets: Most Wanted
    • Bad Pets: True Tales of Misbehaving Animals
    • Bad Pets Save Christmas
  • Haunted Kids series
    • Haunted Kids: True Ghost Stories
    • More Haunted Kids
    • Totally Haunted Kids
    • Haunted Campers
    • Haunted Schools
    • Haunted Teachers
    • Haunted Animals
    • The Haunted Graveyard
    • Haunted Baby-Sitters
    • The Haunted Shortstop
    • Haunted Athletes
  • America's Most Haunted: True Scary Creatures
  • America's Most Haunted: True Scary Places
  • We're Here: True Tales of Alien Encounters
  • Weird But True Tales
  • Animal Books
    • The Dog Who Saved Christmas
    • The Dog Who Saved Halloween
    • Christmas Miracle Pets
    • Miracle Pets: True Tales of Courage and Survival
    • True Tales of Animal Heroes
    • Incredible Dogs and Their Incredible Tales
  • Partial List of Other Books
    • World's Dumbest Crooks
    • World's Dumbest Crooks 2
    • Fact or Fake
    • Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit
    • You're the Butter on My Biscuit
    • Golf Is a Funny Game
    • Amazing But True Golf Facts
    • March Madness
    • The Hero Inside of You
  • The Baseball Hall of Shame: The Best of Blooperstown (co-written with Bruce Nash)
  • The Baseball Hall of Shame (co-written with Bruce Nash)
  • A Boomer's Guide to Grandparenting (co-written with his wife Kathryn)


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  3. ^ Frank Green. "Lovable losers slip and slide into baseball `Hall of Shame'". The San Diego Union. May 2, 1985. D5.
  4. ^ Scott Ostler. "Tales From Baseball's Twilight Zone: Mostly About Bad and Ugly". Los Angeles Times. May 7, 1985. 3.
  5. ^ Felicia E. Halpert. "Naughty deeds of the stars". The New York Times. April 17, 1988. A31.
  6. ^ Monica L. Haynes. "Whatever you do, don't dare call me grandma". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 23, 2006. 1.
  7. ^ Monifa Thomas. "Boomers shun tags of 'Grandma', 'Grandpa'". Chicago Sun-Times. July 3, 2008. 8.
  8. ^ Gina Davis. "Pupils riding the reading wave". Baltimore Sun. July 16, 2006. 1.
  9. ^ Surabhi Avasthi. "Comic strip 'Ghost Story Club' picks B'klyn teen's tale, and news sez: we got the girl fright here"[permanent dead link]. New York Daily News. February 13, 1997. Retrieved on September 18, 2008.

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