Author of the Month: Tom Angleberger

Have you read Origami Yoda? Or perhaps Inspector Flytrap? Join ALD in celebrating the author of these incredible books, Tom Angleberger!

Tom Angleberger is the powerhouse behind Origami Yoda, and is a popular author among elementary and middle school students.  Tom was diagnosed with Aspergers, but he does not let that stop him!   Tom is married to famous author of El Deafo, Cece Bell. You can learn more about Tom and his books at

Fun Facts:

Tom Angleberger's favorite Star Wars character is Yoda.

                   Tom's first Star Wars figure was C3PO.

Watch Tom and learn how to fold Darth Vader AND Yoda here:

If you've never read Tom's books or need to know what else is out there, here are some great choices!

McToad Mows Tiny Island


The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Poop Fountain!

Inspector Flytrap

Rocket and Groot


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