Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Jarrett J. Krosoczka - 2015 National Book Festival (3).jpg
Born (1977-12-22) December 22, 1977 (age 40)
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Picture book author and illustrator
Website www.studiojjk.com

Jarrett J. Krosoczka (born December 22, 1977 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is the author and illustrator of a number of picture books.


A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, he received his first book contracts six months after graduation. He had been submitting for two years at that point, submitting his first book to a publisher during his junior year. His first book, Good Night, Monkey Boy, was published on June 12, 2001 by Random House.[citation needed]

Krosoczka was also an instructor at Montserrat College of Art for four years.[1]

In 2003, Krosoczka was chosen by Print as one of their 20 Top New Visual Artists Under 30.[citation needed] A Universal Studios movie based on Krosoczka's Lunch Lady series will feature Amy Poehler in the lead role.[2]



  1. ^ Maniaci, Mike (August 28, 2006). "Jarrett Krosoczka". The Career Cookbook.
  2. ^ Pfarrer, Steve (February 5, 2012). "Mass. children's writer flourishes after setbacks". Daily Hampshire Gazette. Retrieved February 19, 2013. 

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