About Arnold

Award winning children’s book author Arnold Rudnick is known for the beloved ESPete and Little Green series. His first book, ESPete: Sixth Grade Sense won a silver medal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards (2009) and Reader’s Favorite Awards (2010) and was a pick in Danny Brassell’s Lazy Readers Book Club (September 2012). The second book in this series, ESPete in ESPresident, is a graphic novel with illustrations by Marcelo Gorenman. Little Green is Arnold’s first picture book, and has been translated into Spanish – Pequeño Verde.

Arnold studied film and accounting at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, then moved to Los Angeles, where he worked in feature development at Paramount Pictures and Gary Lucchesi Productions. Arnold has written for many television shows, including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Star Trek: Voyager and The New Addams Family. In addition to writing, Arnold works in school administration. He and his wife and children live in Los Angeles, California.

Arnold is a member of:
California Readers
Children’s Literature Council of Southern California
Rhine Research Center
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Writers Guild of America, West
Writers Guild of Canada

For information on author visits and school fundraising opportunities, e-mail arnold@espete.com.

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