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Jarrett J. Krosoczka
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Watch the Comics Squad: Lunch book trailer!

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Halloween—I am tickled and humbled by the use of my characters!
  Two Lunch Ladies, Cow from Punk Farm and Ollie the Purple Elephant were spotted in Maine!   Every year, I am showered with so many wonderful images of people using my characters in their Halloween celebrations. I am just tickled and honored by all of thes...
Two Lunch Ladies, Cow from Punk Farm and Ollie the Purple Elephant were spotted in Maine! Every year, I am showered with so many wonderful images of people using my characters in their Halloween celebrations. I am just tickl...
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Fall and Winter Events
Fall and Winter Schedule! There are a few events left before the calendar year comes to a close. Hope to see you soon! October 28 6:30 PM Medford, MA Medford Public Library November 8 4:00 PM Northampton, MA R. Michelson Galleries Annual Illustration Show N...
Fall and Winter Schedule! There are a few events left before the calendar year comes to a close. Hope to see you soon! October 28 6:30 PM Medford, MA Medford Public Library November 8 4:00 PM Northamp...
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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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This (dramatic pause) is the TED Radio Hour on NPR
Morning coffee and the TED Radio Hour on NPR. The recent show is all about Joseph Campbell's theory on the hero's journey...and I am beyond thrilled and honored to be included in this episode. Not just because of the Star Wars theme or that George Takei is ...
Morning coffee and the TED Radio Hour on NPR. The recent show is all about Joseph Campbell's theory on the hero's journey...and I am beyond thrilled and honored to be included in this episode. Not just because of the Star War...
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Halloween!
It you saw these monsters on Halloween night, you were trick-or-treating at our house.... I hope that everyone had a safe and happy Halloween!
It you saw these monsters on Halloween night, you were trick-or-treating at our house.... I hope that everyone had a safe and happy Halloween!
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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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Jenny Schwartzberg's profile photo
Cynthia Leitich Smith's profile photo
manjularani padala's profile photo
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neema sheen's profile photo
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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
Every time I don't go to Spoleto, I am disappointed. It is the best restaurant in town. The food is consistently excellent, the wait staff is consistently fantastic, and the atmosphere is relaxing. It's the best. Hands down.
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