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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Paul Gude  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Illustrator

Audience: Children;

Born:


-- Blog -- https://paulgude.wordpress.com/
-- Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/people/Paul-Gude/1317856355


Illinois Connection

Gude grew up in Dorsey. He attended Edwardsville Sr. High School and currently resides in Edwardsville.

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''.

Gude uses his background in comedy and improvisational theatre to produce question and answer driven presentations with children interested in creative pursuits.


Awards

'When Elephant Met Giraffe '

ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

A surprise for Giraffe and Elephant /
ISBN: 1423183118. OCLC Number: 862575249

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Quiet Giraffe and chatty Elephant have a friendship that sees them through misunderstanding, disappointment, and an interesting surprise.

A Very Large Book of Giraffes and Elephants
ISBN: 1448637333. OCLC Number:

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Giraffes And Elephants Are Friends
ISBN: 1434824837. OCLC Number:

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Love in a time of zombies
ISBN: 9781438239156. OCLC Number: 843330669

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Marah and the Magicians
ISBN: 1978081731. OCLC Number:

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Ninjas!: The Spacefaring Cowboys Of Japan's Mesozoic Era
ISBN: 1434816346. OCLC Number:

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Stupid
ISBN: 1434825019. OCLC Number: 960642263

CreateSpace. .

Super Rocket Monkey
ISBN: 1438246978. OCLC Number:

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The Fuzzy Robot: A Color-It-Yourself Book
ISBN: 143483381X. OCLC Number:

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These Are Your Coded Instructions: Poems By Paul Gude
ISBN: 1434823784. OCLC Number:

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When Elephant met Giraffe
ISBN: 9781423163039. OCLC Number: 793973650

Disney * Hyperion Books,. .

Loud, boisterous Elephant learns how to be friends with calm, quiet Giraffe.