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"If kids walk away from my books with anything, I hope they have enjoyed reading the books and will be encouraged to read, draw, and create."--Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the author-illustrator of Good Night, Monkey Boy; Baghead; Annie Was Warned; and Max for President. The author lives in Boston, MA.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

“How old were you when you started drawing?” This is a question that I get asked often and not one that I can truly answer. I really don’t know when I first started drawing. I always did, I just never stopped.

I would come home from school and just... Read More


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Comics Squad: Recess!
Written by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Dan Santat and Raina Telgemeier
Trade Paperback

A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * Dav Pilkey * Dan Santat * Raina Telgemeier * Dave Roman * Ursula Vernon * Eric Wight * Gene Yang *
 
Wowza! Calling all... Read More
 





Comics Squad: Recess!
Written by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Dan Santat and Raina Telgemeier
eBook

A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * Dav Pilkey * Dan Santat * Raina Telgemeier * Dave Roman * Ursula Vernon * Eric Wight * Gene Yang *
 
Wowza! Calling all... Read More
 





Comics Squad: Recess!
Written by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Dan Santat and Raina Telgemeier
Hardcover Library Binding

A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * Dav Pilkey * Dan Santat * Raina Telgemeier * Dave Roman * Ursula Vernon * Eric Wight * Gene Yang *
 
Wowza! Calling all... Read More
 





Annie Was Warned
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Annie was warned to stay away from the creepy Mongomery mansion. 

Did it have spiders?

Did it have bats?

Was it haunted?

Annie was warned . . . but Annie wasn't scared. Or was she?   Read More
 





Annie was Warned
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
eBook

Annie was warned not to go to the creepy Montgomery mansion . . . and maybe she wouldn’t have if her best friend hadn’t dared her. But Annie isn’t afraid of anything. Not bats, not spiders, and certainly not some haunted house. Or is she? Read More
 





Baghead
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

From the author of Good Night, Monkey Boy, the hilarious tale of a haircut gone awry!
One day Josh had a big, brown bag idea: to wear a paper bag over his head. He thought it was a good idea. His mother did not. Neither did his bus driver, his teacher, or... Read More
 





Good Night, Monkey Boy
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
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   Who's that eating a banana? Swinging from the shower curtain? Making faces in the mirror? Why, it looks like a monkey!

But not to Mommy. Mommy knows it's her own monkey boy, and even monkey boys need their sleep. But first, they need to clean up their room and take a bath...

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Good Night, Monkey Boy
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Who’s that eating a banana? Swinging from the shower curtain? Making faces in the mirror? Why, it looks like a monkey!

But not to Mommy. Mommy knows it’s her own monkey boy, and even monkey boys need their sleep. But first, they need to clean up their room and take a bath... Read More
 





Good Night, Monkey Boy
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
eBook

   Who's that eating a banana? Swinging from the shower curtain? Making faces in the mirror? Why, it looks like a monkey!

But not to Mommy. Mommy knows it's her own monkey boy, and even monkey boys need their sleep. But first, they need to clean up their room and take a bath...

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Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Dee, Terrence, and Hector are very excited about Author Visit Day. Lewis Scribson is the author of the famous Flippy Bunny books, and Hector is a huge fan! And it gets Dee and Terrence out of math class.

But something is a little off about this special guest. And Coach Birkby, the... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch kids are looking forward to a relaxing summer vacation with no funny business. What evils could befall them at summer camp?

Of course, there is the legendary swamp monster. Stories say he haunts the camp at night. But that's just a legend. Or is it?

Once again...

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Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hardcover Library Binding

Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch kids are looking forward to a relaxing summer vacation with no funny business. What evils could befall them at summer camp?

Of course, there is the legendary swamp monster. Stories say he haunts the camp at night. But that's just a legend. Or is it?

Once again...

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Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

The Breakfast Bunch is excited for the upcoming bake sale—and the best part is that it's raising money for an awesome field trip.  But when all the snacks go missing, it's no laughing matter.  Someone is sabotaging the bake sale.  But why?

Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch are hot on the... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hardcover Library Binding

The Breakfast Bunch is excited for the upcoming bake sale—and the best part is that it's raising money for an awesome field trip.  But when all the snacks go missing, it's no laughing matter.  Someone is sabotaging the bake sale.  But why?

Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch are hot on the... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch are on a school field trip to a famous art museum. But while Lunch Lady is busy taking in all the culture, the kids have caught onto something strange—some of the artwork looks suspiciously fake! Now Dee, Hector, and Terrence are determined to get to... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

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 matheletes and their sinister coach. Will she and her sidekick... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hardcover Library Binding

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 matheletes and their sinister coach. Will she and her sidekick... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Picture Day Peril
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Picture Day Peril
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hardcover Library Binding

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... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Video Game Villain
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

The race is on for a new student council president, and the Breakfast Bunch is rallying for Hector! The competition is already heavy, but the race heats up when school security is at stake: student and staff high-tech gadgets are disappearing left and right. Whoever the culprit is, this is one... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hardcover Library Binding

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn’t dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn’t just... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn’t dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn’t just... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Trade Paperback

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Lunch Lady can sniff out something rotten like no one else—and there’s definitely something rotten going on in the library. The usually friendly librarians have become cold and secretive. Even Dee can’t seem to crack a smile out of them. What darkness may lurk in... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hardcover Library Binding

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Lunch Lady can sniff out something rotten like no one else—and there’s definitely something rotten going on in the library. The usually friendly librarians have become cold and secretive. Even Dee can’t seem to crack a smile out of them. What darkness may lurk in... Read More
 





Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle
Written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
eBook

Lunch Lady and Betty have been unceremoniously cut from the school budget, and the timing couldn't be worse—the villains from all nine of her previous adventures are worming their way back into Thompson Brook with a masterfully devious plan. Will the Breakfast Bunch still be able to count on Lunch Lady's... Read More
 

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