Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Jarrett J. Krosoczka is a New York Times bestselling author, a two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Award for the Third to Fourth Grade Book of the Year, an Eisner award nominee, and the author and/or illustrator of more than thirty books for young readers. His critically acclaimed graphic novel memoir Hey, Kiddo, was a National Book Award Finalist. Krosoczka’s new graphic memoir, Sunshine, is a standalone companion to his earlier work. His work also includes several picture books, select volumes of Star Wars: Jedi Academy, the Lunch Lady graphic novels, and the Platypus Police Squad novel series. Krosoczka has given two TED Talks, both of which have been curated to the main page of TED.com and have collectively accrued more than two million views online. He is also the host of The Book Report with JJK on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live, a weekly segment celebrating books, authors, and reading. Krosoczka lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife and children, and their pugs, Ralph and Frank.