Audrey Carangelo

New York, NY USA

Professional Experience

I have 30 years experience in children's and educational publishing. My passion is to excite children to learn about the world around them. My creative vision drives me to develop innovative and engaging educational materials that are effective learning tools. I also have considerable experience writing best-selling, award-winning, high-interest books for beginning and struggling readers.


Book Author
25 Years
30 Years
30 Years


Family, Children & Teenagers
30 Years
30 Years
30 Years


Book Publishing Consumer
30 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

27 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Workman (6-10), National Geographic (6-10), Holt (10+), Houghton-Mifflin (10+), Macmillan-McGraw-Hill (10+), Scholastic (10+), Wright Group (10+), Harcourt (6-10), generationOn (3-5), Prentice-Hall (3-5), Time/Life for Kids (3-5), Weekly Reader (3-5), Wireless Generation (1-2), Scott-Foresman (1-2), Publications International, Ltd (1-2), Pearson (1-2), Mondo Press (1-2), Hampton-Brown (1-2), Hodder Children's Books (1-2), A-Z Learning (1-2), Benchmark (1-2), Brown (1-2), Chorion (1-2)

Other Work History

PUBLICATIONS Scary Fairies (Mondo Publishing, 2014) First People of the Americas (Mondo Publishing, 2014) Bang, Pop, Fizz (Mondo Publishing, 2014) Staying Smart in Summer (Publications International, 2011) 35 variously titled early readers The Jetboard Adventure (Mondo, 2009) A Glint of Gold (Mondo, 2009) Famous Five Survival Guide (Hodder Publishing, 2008) Shake, Rattle, and Explode Earthquakes and Volcanoes (Time/Life for Kids, 2007) Precious Minerals (Time/Life for Kids, 2007) Strange Changes Chemical Reactions (Time/Life for Kids, 2007) Radiation, Rats, and Mutant Monsters! (Steck/Vaugn, 2007) Vacation on Disaster Island! (Steck/Vaugn 2007) Teenage Plant Food! (Steck/Vaugn, 2007) Team Gene! (Steck/Vaugn, 2007) 200 Words for Kindergarten, First, Second, Third Grade (PlayBac Publishing, 2007) Sun Storms (Time/Life for Kids, 2006) Seeds of Peace (Scholastic, 2006) Jump Start 1st Grade (Cartwheel Books, 2000)

Foreign Language Skills

Some French and Spanish

Computer Skills

Interactive White Board, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, InDesign


Mac laptop, IBM, digital camera


Available on request


Chicago Book Clinic's Crystal Book Award of Excellence (2006) Association of Educational Publishing Distinguished Achievement Award 2006 Winner Association of Educational Publishing Distinguished Achievement Award 2006 Finalist Association of Educational Publishing Beacon Award 2003 Winner


The Authors Guild


For Teachers

Lesson plans that accompany Discovery Channel Programming.
Lesson Plans for K-12 that involve students in community service while learning about core curriculum subjects.
Lesson plans about global warming and conservation.
Teacher's Resource Materials about conservation and pollution.

For Children

An interactive exploration of the Galapagos Islands. Play the Blue-Footed Boobie Game!
Exciting and fun science experiments.
A middle-grade science fiction chapter book.
Award-winning science graphic reader.
Help the Math Maven solve her next madcap math adventure!
Award-winning science graphic readers.
The newest addition to the beloved Enid Blyton series. The Survival Guide combines our favorite characters in a new mystery adventure with wilderness survival information. (ghostwriter)
A middle-grade mystery chapter book.