Chudney Ross

Chudney Ross is a multitalented writer, teacher, TV host, and entrepreneur. She taught with Teach for America in Washington DC, and in Los Angeles for three years. Chudney is an advocate for all children’s causes and spends much of her time mentoring underprivileged children in art, reading, and writing. She owns Books and Cookies a children’s bookstore, kids’ café, and enrichment center in Santa Monica, California. This is her first book for children. You can visit Chudney online at

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Lone Bean

by Chudney Ross

Meet Bean Gibson. She’s energetic. She’s fun. She’s utterly lovable. Only problem is she has no friends.

Bean Gibson is so excited about the first day of third grade, not even her m-e-a-n MEAN older sisters Rose and Gardenia, can bring her down.

But then Bean’s Best friend has a new best friend and Bean’s dad tells her she has to learn a musical instrument, her year gets off to a bad start. Turns out she h-a-t-e-s HATES third grade! Can Bean make new friends, conquer the violin, and get her mom to stop spending so much time at work?

In a debut novel that is at once hilarious and heartwarming, spunky Bean Gibson will join the ranks of popular characters such as Judy Moody and Ramona the Pest.

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Published in Young Adult/Children's

Bean's Books: A Lone Bean

by Chudney Ross

Diana Ross’ youngest daughter, Chudney, is breaking new ground with her hip and thought provoking new children’s series, Bean’s Books.

In A Lone Bean, the first book in this exciting new series, we meet Ross’ engaging characters and their dialogue rings true.  Tanya is Bean’s new best friend, but with the summer ending, it’s time for her to go home.  As an assertive 7 ¾ year old, Bean decides that nothing will keep her from spending time with Tanya, even if it means sneaking out to the park all by herself!  From tormenting sisters and best friends’ secret jokes to emails and catch phrases, Ross has a firm grasp on the minds of her readers, and she’s not letting go.

Published in Young Adult/Children's