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Jarrett J. Krosoczka
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I will draw your social media avatar—It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon contest!
It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon  will soon be on bookshelves everywhere! To celebrate, I am running a little contest. What can you win? I will draw your social media avatar in the style of the illustrations from my new book! Three winners will get digital a...
It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon will soon be on bookshelves everywhere! To celebrate, I am running a little contest. What can you win? I will draw your social media avatar in the style of the illustrations from my new book! T...
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Free eBook — Thank You Wisconsin: The Punk Farm Sketchbooks
A free eBook in honor of Punk Farm's 10th anniversary and next month's paperback release of Punk Farm on Tour! It will be a trip down memory lane as you dig through my archives. Best viewed on a tablet. Download Thank You, Wisconsin: The Punk Farm Sketchboo...
A free eBook in honor of Punk Farm's 10th anniversary and next month's paperback release of Punk Farm on Tour! It will be a trip down memory lane as you dig through my archives. Best viewed on a tablet. Download Thank You, Wi...
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A surprise visit thanks to a little postcard and the good the Internet can bring
A few weeks ago, I kept getting sent a photo of this postcard. Twitter, Facebook, email...people kept sending it to me. In a kid's handwriting it read, "I wish my teacher knew I want to read more Lunch Lady books because I only read one..." It was a part of...
A few weeks ago, I kept getting sent a photo of this postcard. Twitter, Facebook, email...people kept sending it to me. In a kid's handwriting it read, "I wish my teacher knew I want to read more Lunch Lady books because I on...
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Discount on signed Platypus books for my virtual book talk on May 5th
The Odyssey Bookshop is offering 20% off of all Platypus Police Squad books via their website. All books will come signed and doodled in, also personalized if that is what you want! Use discount code Panda20 at http://odysseybks.com/jarrett-krosoczka . And ...
The Odyssey Bookshop is offering 20% off of all Platypus Police Squad books via their website. All books will come signed and doodled in, also personalized if that is what you want! Use discount code Panda20 at http://odyssey...
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    There is no doubt that I will have a BLAST on Friday with the librarians of Chesterfield County Library. Look at that cool flyer they made! And look at all of the super-fun tweets that they have been sending! If you live nearby, I hope to see you on Fri...
    There is no doubt that I will have a BLAST on Friday with the librarians of Chesterfield County Library. Look at that cool flyer they made! And look at all of the super-fun tweets that they have been sending! If you liv...
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Happy Valentine's Day!
I would have mailed you a Valentine's Day card....but all the snow....
I would have mailed you a Valentine's Day card....but all the snow....
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Fall Schedule!
Poster art for the Princeton Children's Book Festival.   While I shudder at the thought of summer being over, I wanted to share dates for some exciting events I have coming up this fall. (OK, take a look below and forget that I just made a reference to any ...
Poster art for the Princeton Children's Book Festival.   While I shudder at the thought of summer being over, I wanted to share dates for some exciting events I have coming up this fall. (OK, take a look below and forget that...
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Encore Webcast Scheduled!
Encore scheduled! On May 15th at 12, 2 and 2 pm ET, tune in again! State-test free! And this webcast is completely free of charge. http://www.studiojjk.com/freevirtualbooktalks.html 
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PPS 3 Book Tour info
  Happy Spring!   Platypus Police Squad: Last Panda standing will be here soon! The official publication date won't be until May 5th, but my newest title will be available at the Chicago-area and Denver events. If you can't make it to an event, but still wo...
  Happy Spring!   Platypus Police Squad: Last Panda standing will be here soon! The official publication date won't be until May 5th, but my newest title will be available at the Chicago-area and Denver events. If you can'...
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The National Education Association's digibook about Education Support Professionals
The National Education Association just published a digibook about Education Support Professionals. Learn about what everyone does for the whole child, and read some great stories of magic happening in all corners of our schools. I am proud to have contribu...
The National Education Association just published a digibook about Education Support Professionals. Learn about what everyone does for the whole child, and read some great stories of magic happening in all corners of our scho...
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An interview in Library Sparks magazine
Check out this excerpt from the April 2015 issue of Library Sparks magazine. In this interview I discuss growing up as an artist, growing up with my grandparents and my various projects--including the art that I produced for the 2015 Collaborative Summer Li...
Check out this excerpt from the April 2015 issue of Library Sparks magazine. In this interview I discuss growing up as an artist, growing up with my grandparents and my various projects--including the art that I produced for ...
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find magic.
With so much chaos in this world and in our backyard, I hope that you find serenity and peace this season. The merriest of merries to you during these final days of 2014! I appreciate all of the support that you give my books, and I look forward to connecti...
With so much chaos in this world and in our backyard, I hope that you find serenity and peace this season. The merriest of merries to you during these final days of 2014! I appreciate all of the support that you give my books...
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author and illustrator of children's picture books and middle grade graphic novels and chapter books
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author/illustrator of books for kids - picture books, graphic novels and chapter books
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    Illustration, 1996 - 1999
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