Tedd Arnold

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Birthday
20, 1949
Birthplace
Elmira, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Elmira, NY

About

Perhaps most famous for his 2008 Edgar Award-winning young adult work Rat Life, Arnold wrote and illustrated numerous other acclaimed children's works, including the Parts trilogy; the Fly Guy series; and the Huggly books.

Before Fame

Before becoming known as a children's writer, he illustrated books such as Robin Pulver's Axle Annie and the Speed Grump and Brod Bagert's Giant Children.

Trivia

His illustration style was influenced by both The Far Side and Calvin and Hobbes.

Family Life

He grew up in Elmira, New York. His marriage to schoolteacher Carol Arnold resulted in sons named William and Walter.

Associated With

His book Hi! Fly Guy! received the Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Honor.