All posts tagged Jarrett Krosoczka

Drawing with Jef Czekaj and Jarrett Krosoczka

Drawing with Jef Czekaj and Jarrett Krosoczka

My son and I attended a Wondermore event that raises money to bring in authors to underserved kids in the Boston area. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Jarrett a few times: Skype author visit at my schoolPeanut Butter and Jellyfish picture book trailer, and Platypus Police Squad book release at the book store owned by The Dot author Peter H. Reynolds!

Jarrett Krosoczka and Jef Czejak Author VisitRead more…

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Peanut Butter and Jellyfish Trailer Exclusive!

Do your kids love book trailers as much as my kids do? It’s a great way, I’ve found, to get kids interested in a book and these days children’s book trailers can be as exciting as movie trailers!

It’s also new medium for creative types like illustrators and authors to play in. And if they have a background in art like Jarrett Krosoczka who graduated from Rhode Island School of Design, then WATCH OUT because you are in for a treat!

I’m so excited to debut his trailer for his newest picture book, Peanut Butter and Jellyfish!!!

Peanut Butter and Jellyfish by Jarrett Krosoczka

Peanut Butter and Jellyfish are the best of friends. They swim up. They swim down. They swim all around. Except near Crabby, who never has anything nice to say to them. “You two swim like humans” is the least of his insults.

Then one day Crabby is caught in a lobster trap and needs their help! Should they help him? It’s Peanut Butter and Jellyfish to the rescue! Crabby might be afraid of heights . . . but will he be brave enough to apologize?

If you want to preorder Peanut Butter and Jellyfish, please click on image to purchase from Amazon. I’m an affiliate.

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Hilarious Children’s Authors with Impossible to Pronounce Names

Funny Children’s Book Authors: Jon Scieszka and Jarrett Krosoczka

Is there something about having a difficult name to pronounce that makes you especially funny? I was on a LiveChat with Lunch Lady graphic novel author Jarrett Krosoczka (dear god, your names are hard to spell!), and he was cracking me up. He’s so funny! Read more…

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Best Books for Boy Readers, Reluctant or Otherwise (ages 7-14)

Great Books for Boys, Reluctant Readers or Otherwise

This post is getting too long (and crashing) so I splitting it into three parts:

Best Books for Boy Readers, Reluctant or Otherwise: Part 1 (Authors by Last Name A-L)

Best Books for Boy Readers, Reluctant or Otherwise: Part 2 (Authors by Last Name M-Z)

Best Books for Boy Readers, Reluctant or Otherwise: Part 3 (Non-Fiction) Read more…