Thomas Rhodes Rockwell (born March 12, 1933) (son of the American artist, Norman Rockwell) is the author of a number of books for young readers. He was the recipient of the Mark Twain Award, the California Young Reader Medal, and the Sequoyah Book Award for How to Eat Fried Worms, which was made into a TV movie in 1985 and was filmed as a theatrical release in 2006. He lives in Poughkeepsie, New York. Rockwell grew up in Arlington, Vermont. His early mentors were Jim and Clara Edgarton, local farmers, on whose farm he worked gathering hay. Rockwell briefly attended Princeton University and graduated from Bard College in 1956.
- Rackety-bang, and other verses, illustrated by Gail Rockwell (1969)
- Squawwwk!, illus. Gail Rockwell (1972)
- How to Eat Fried Worms (1973) – ISBN 0-440-42185-3
- The Portmanteau Book, illus. Gail Rockwell (1974)
- How to Fight a Girl (1987) – sequel to How to Eat Fried Worms
- How to Get Fabulously Rich (1990)
- Jacob M. Appel. "Thomas Rockwell, Writer: Where Fried Worms Come From". Education Update (educationupdate.com). March 2003. Retrieved 2014-09-12.
- Donald Walton. A Rockwell Portrait: an intimate biography. Sheed Andrews and McMeel. 1978.
- Thomas Rockwell at the Internet Movie Database
- Thomas Rockwell at Library of Congress Authorities, with 23 catalog records
- Gail Rockwell at LC Authorities, with 6 records 1969–76
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