Meg Cabot (born Meggin Patricia Cabot; February 1, 1967) is an American author of romantic and paranormal fiction for teens and adults. She has written and published over fifty books, and is best known for The Princess Diaries, later made by Walt Disney Pictures into two feature films of the same name. Meg's books have been the recipients of numerous awards, including the New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age, the American Library Association Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, the Tennessee Volunteer State TASL Book Award, the Book Sense Pick, the Evergreen Young Adult Book Award, the IRA/CBC Young Adult Choice, and many others. She has had numerous no. 1 New York Times bestsellers. Cabot has more than 25 million copies of her books—children's, young adult, and adult—in print worldwide.