Terri Libenson

Terri Libenson


Terri Libenson is the cartoonist of the internationally syndicated comic strip, The Pajama Diaries (now in reruns online) as well as the author of the New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade series, Emmie & Friends. Additionally, she was an award-winning humorous card writer for American Greetings Corp.

Terri developed her first comic strip, Got A Life, in 2000, which was distributed by King Features Weekly Service. The Pajama Diaries launched with King Features in 2006 and ran in hundreds of newspapers internationally until its retirement in 2020. The Pajama Diaries has been nominated four times for Best Newspaper Strip by the National Cartoonists Society and won in 2016. Terri has also been nominated twice for Cartoonist of the Year by the NCS.

Terri has three Pajama Diaries book collections: Deja To-Do, Having It All…And No Time To Do It, and Bat-Zilla. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, Mike, and is the proud mom of two grown daughters and a spoiled poodle, Rosie.