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National Book Festival

A two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Award, Jarrett J. Krosoczka has been passionate about storytelling through words and pictures since he was a kid. He began his professional career by illustrating educational readers for a national publisher. Currently, he has written and illustrated more than 25 books ranging from picture books and graphic novels to chapter books. His works include the popular Lunch Lady graphic novel series and Platypus Police Squad novel series, the latest of which is "Platypus Police Squad: Last Panda Standing" (HarperCollins). Krosoczka has also given two TED Talks, which have collectively received more than a million online views.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Jarrett J. Krosoczka