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Gude grew up in Dorsey, Illinois. He attended Edwardsville Sr. High School and lives in Edwardsville again today.
Biographical and Professional Information
Paul Gude is an actor/musician/writer/cartoonist. He studied theatre performance, creative writing, and cognitive psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. While there, he was a DJ for the radio station KCOU and a cartoonist for the Maneater student newspaper.
From 1998 - 2014, Gude lived in Seattle, Washington. While there, he performed at Annex Theatre's monthly cabaret as one-half of the performance duo Gude/Laurance.
Gude has written books for both children and adults. He has also penned one ebook for children, RRRAWRR!: A Story for Little Monsters.
Books for Children
- The Fuzzy Robot: A Color-It-Yourself Book, CreateSpace, 2008
- When Elephant Met Giraffe, Disney-Hyperion, 2014
- A Surprise for Giraffe and Elephant, Disney-Hyperion, 2015
Books for Adults
- These Are Your Coded Instructions: Poems By Paul Gude, CreateSpace, 2007
- Ninjas!: The Spacefaring Cowboys Of Japan's Mesozoic Era, CreateSpace,, 2007
- Stupid, CreateSpace, 2007
- Super Rocket Monkey, CreateSpace, 2008
- Love In A Time Of Zombies, CreateSpace, 2009
Titles at Your Library
The Fuzzy Robot: A Color-It-Yourself Book by Paul Gude
Release Date: 2008-01-06
When Elephant Met Giraffe (Giraffe and Elephant)
Release Date: 2014-02-04
A Surprise for Giraffe and Elephant (Giraffe and Elephant are Friends)
Release Date: 2015-02-17
These Are Your Coded Instructions: Poems By Paul Gude
Release Date: 2007-12-08
Ninjas!: The Spacefaring Cowboys Of Japan's Mesozoic Era
Release Date: 2007-11-04
Release Date: 2007-12-13
Love In A Time Of Zombies
Release Date: 2009-04-29
When Elephant Met Giraffe
- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Gude uses his background in comedy and improvisational theatre to produce question and answer driven presentations with children interested in creative pursuits.
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