Tom Angleberger

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Tom Angleberger
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Angleberger reading at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book Festival
Pen name Sam Riddleburger
Nationality American
Genre Children's fiction
Notable awards Blue Bonnet
Spouse CeCe Bell[1]

Tom Angleberger is an American children's writer, best known for the Origami Yoda series.[2] As of March 2013, 3.3 million of his novels were sold around the world.[3] He has also published children's books under the name Sam Riddleburger.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Angleberger is married to another children's book creator, Cece Bell. They met at the College of William & Mary, where they both majored in art. They have two children.[1]


As Sam Riddleburger[edit]

Reissued 2014 as The Qwikpick Papers: Poop Fountain! by Angleberger, in print illustrated by Jen Wang (Abrams Amulet Books, OCLC 858845558) and audio read by Mark Turetsky (Recorded Books, OCLC 880724088 "8 years and up").
  • Stonewall Hinkleman and the Battle of Bull Run, by Michael Hemphill and Riddleburger (Dial, 2009) – time travel historical fiction LCCN 2008-15795

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Bio". Cece Bell ( Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  2. ^ MacPherson, Karen (25 December 2011). "The Force is with 'Origami Yoda's' creator". Seattle Times. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Hilboldt Allport, Brandy (21 March 2013). "Read All About It: Author in orbit again with winsome activity book". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Tom Angleberger at Library of Congress Authorities, with 12 catalog records
  5. ^ Gurdon, Meghan Cox (10 April 2010). "Children's Books: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 

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