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Jarrett J. Krosoczka
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Attended Rhode Island School of Design
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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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Graphic-novel exhibit in Omaha, NE!
Attention Omahanians! "BAM! It's a Picture Book", the traveling graphic-novel exhibit featuring original Lunch Lady artwork and pieces by  Raina Telgemeier, Lincoln Peirce, Jarrett J. Krosoczka,  Matthew Holm and Mark Crilley, has now opened at the Joslyn A...
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Graphic novelist Pictionary in NYC on Thursday evening!
Hey New Yorkers—I'll be at McNally Jackson on Thursday at 7 PM playing Pictionary with Raina Telgemeier, Kazu Kibuishi, Sara Varon & Frank Cammuso! http://mcnallyjackson.com/event/pictionary-graphic-novelists-jarrett-j-krosoczka-raina-telgemeier-sara-varo...
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Would you be available to do a quick Google Hangout on Oct 13th at 3:45 CST?
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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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Photos from last weekend's events in NYC
Last weekend was just a stellar one! I'm still wrapping my mind around it. On Saturday, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y. When the invite came in, I was already scheduled to be in California on Friday to speak at the Ca...
Last weekend was just a stellar one! I'm still wrapping my mind around it. On Saturday, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y. When the invite came in, I was already scheduled to be in Califor...
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From the Library of Congress: Symposium on the Reluctant Reader
If you have a reluctant reader at home or in your classroom, I hope that you will spend some time watching this video from the Library of Congress. Here's the official description: The Young Readers Center produced a symposium on reluctant readers, children...
If you have a reluctant reader at home or in your classroom, I hope that you will spend some time watching this video from the Library of Congress. Here's the official description: The Young Readers Center produced a symposi...
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A conversation with Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y on Nov 15
Save the date! On November 15th, I will be moderating a conversation with Chris Van Allsburg at the 92nd St Y in New York City! As many of you know, it was his book, The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, that landed in my hands when I was seventeen that made me want ...
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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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  • Rhode Island School of Design
    Illustration, 1996 - 1999
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