Trudy Ludwig

Children’s Book Author

@Trudy Ludwig

Trudy Ludwig is an internationally acclaimed speaker and an award-winning author of 10 children’s books that help kids connect and engage with their peers in kind, caring ways. She has received rave reviews from educators, experts, organizations, and parents for her passion and compassion in addressing friendship, bullying, and cyberbullying issues and for her work in promoting empathy and positive peer relationships.

An active member of the International Bullying Prevention Association, Trudy collaborates with leading experts and organizations and has been featured in numerous national and regional media outlets. She has also served as content advisor for Sesame Workshop’s “Good Birds Club” TV episode and as an expert panel member on Sesame Workshop’s video series on bullying.

Trudy’s books have received numerous awards and citations including Victoria Soto Legacy Award, IBPA Gold Benjamin Franklin Award, Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award, NAPPA Gold Medal Award, Mom’s Choice Gold Awards, Moonbeam Children’s Books Gold Award, Comstock Read Aloud Honors and are included in the Cooperative Children’s Book Center’s Best of the Year Selection, NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Books for Young People Selection, National Crime Prevention Council’s Circle of Respect Book Club Selection, Junior Library Guild Selection, School Library Journal’s Best Picture Books Selection, and Scholastic Instructor Recommended Back-to-School Picks. For more information visit