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Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Biography

Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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 while still an undergraduate at Rhode Island School of Design. Then, just six months after graduation, Jarrett received his first contract for a trade book that he authored. Random House Children’s Books published GOOD NIGHT, MONKEY BOY on June 12, 2001 and Jarrett hasn’t stopped or slowed down since. He currently has authored and illustrated sixteen published books—ten picture books and six graphic novels. He is the two-time winner of the Third to Fourth Grade Book of the Year in the Children’s Choice Book Awards and has seen his work recommended by national publications like Newsweek, The New York Times and USA Today. His Punk Farm and Lunch Lady series are both in development to be feature films. Jarrett is happily living out his childhood dream in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he resides with his wife and daughter and their pug, Ralph Macchio.

Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Books by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka - Youth Fiction

 

 

This is what happens when you slash school budgets: You get a crime wave! After Lunch Lady and Betty get laid off by the school superintendent, a string of bank robberies puts the entire town in danger. Can Lunch Lady save the day?

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka - Youth Fiction

When a call comes in about a crime down at the docks involving a missing schoolteacher and a duffle bag full of illegal fish, Zengo and O’Malley are going to have to learn to set their differences aside if they want to get to the bottom of this. Especially when the clues all point to Frank Pandini Jr., Kallamazoo’s first son and its most powerful, well-respected businessman.

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka - Youth Fiction

The race is on for a new student council president, and the Breakfast Bunch is rallying for Hector! But with the school so busy with the election, school security is at stake as student and staff high-tech gadgets begin disappearing. Luckily some of Lunch Lady's own culinary gadgets have eluded the crook, but will they be enough to catch this sticky-fingered bandit? And will Hector be able to pull off a victory?

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka - Children's, Comic Books, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Juvenile Fiction

It's picture day at Thompson Brook, but the students are plagued by a freak acne epidemic. While the Breakfast Bunch scrambles to put their best faces forward, their hifalutin photographer raises Lunch Lady's eyebrows. She suspects the photographer may have an underhanded plan to break into the world of high fashion that puts the students in danger! Will Lunch Lady be able to storm the runway and stop the vogue rogue without blowing her cover?

by Lauren Thompson and Jarrett J. Krosoczka - Health, Health, Mind & Body, Health/Fitness

Bestselling Little Quack author Lauren Thompson and acclaimed illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka have teamed up to show just how much fun moving around can be. Wiggling, waggling, stomping, and clomping—there are so many different ways to do it! Go ahead—try them all.

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka - Children's, Fiction, Graphic Novel

The Breakfast Bunch have joined the mathletes team, and are all set to win the championship trophy for Thompson Brook Elementary School --- they only need to beat the defending champs from Willowby Academy. But Lunch Lady notices something strange about the opposing mathletes and their sinister coach.

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

The Breakfast Bunch have joined the mathletes team and only need to beat the defending champs from Willowby Academy. But Lunch Lady notices something strange about the opposing matheletes and their sinister coach.