Origami Yoda


Origami Yoda

About Tom

Want to know where Tom got the idea to write Origami Yoda? It’s all here:

I have no particular interest in forcing you to hear about me, but I am getting So many requests from kids writing book reports that I’ve finally decided to write a bio…


Tom Angleberger NOT Anglebooger!!!!!!!!
Age: secret
Birthday: Oct. 24
Location: secret
Toothpaste: secret
Home state: Virginia
Security Clearance: AlphaShadow1

Pen of Choice: Pilot G2 gel roller! 1.0 used for everyday doodling, .7 used for illustrating the Origami Yoda books.

Previous occupations: newspaper reporter and columnist, juggler, weed boy, lawn mower part assembler, biology research assistant (bug larvae and plant diseases)

Current occupation: author and illustrator, keeper of origamiyoda.com (with Webmaster Sam)

First novel: Begun in 8th grade, never completed.

Published or about to be published novels:  30 or so! 

Spouse: author and illustrator Cece Bell!

Tom sez: “I’m not necessarily all that creative. I’m more of a puzzle putter together. I take all these little puzzle pieces — Yoda, middle school problems, Cheetos — and I fuss and fuss with them until I fit them together.”

Inspirations: Star Wars, Fumiaki Kawahata, Daniel Pinkwater, my own personal social disasters…