Martin Widmark (born in 1961) is a teacher and writer of children’s books. Since his debut in 2000 he has written and co-written more than 60 books, including children’s books, illustrated books and books for young adults. His books have been translated to more than 20 languages and lately some of them were released in China.
His most popular books are the series about Jerry and Maya, two children who are running a detective agency.
Martin Widmark has won the Children's Book Jury Award (where the winner is voted by readers up to 19 years old) in the category 7-9 years seven times, from 2004 to 2010.