Author

Elana K. Arnold

Biography

Elana K. Arnold writes books for and about children and teens. She holds a master’s degree in creative writing/fiction from the University of California, Davis, where she has taught creative writing and adolescent literature. She is a frequent speaker at schools, libraries, and writers’ conferences. She is the author of several acclaimed young adult novels including the Printz Honor book Damsel and National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made of, as well as her picture books What Riley Wore and An Ordinary Day. Currently, Elana is the caretaker of seven pets, only two of which have fur. She lives in Huntington Beach, California.

The House That Wasn't There
An Ordinary Day
What Riley Wore
Bat and the End of Everything
Bat and the Waiting Game
A Boy Called Bat
The House That Wasn't There
An Ordinary Day
What Riley Wore
Bat and the End of Everything

Books by Elana K. Arnold

    A Boy Called Bat
    Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso
    Bat and the Waiting Game
    Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso
    An Ordinary Day
    Elana K. Arnold, Elizabet Vukovic
    What Riley Wore
    Elana K. Arnold, Linda Davick
    The House That Wasn't There
    Elana K. Arnold
    Bat and the End of Everything
    Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso

Book Stats

6
Authored
0
Illustrated
3
Collaborators

All Elana K. Arnold Books

YearTitleIllustratorPages
2021The House That Wasn't There288
2020An Ordinary DayElizabet Vukovic40
2019What Riley WoreLinda Davick40
2019Bat and the End of EverythingCharles Santoso192
2019Bat and the Waiting GameCharles Santoso208
2018A Boy Called BatCharles Santoso208

Collaborators

Charles Santoso
Elizabet Vukovic
Linda Davick

Book Dedications by Elana K. Arnold

  • For Violet Becker, who arrived, and Alex Kuczynski, who went away
    An Ordinary Day