Hey, Kiddo is the graphic memoir of author illustrator Jarrett J Krosoczka Raised by his colorful grandparents, who adopted him because his mother was an incarcerated heroin addict, Krosoczka didn t know his father s name until he saw his birth certificate when registering for a school ski trip Hey, Kiddo traces Krosoczka s search for his father, his difficult interactions with his mother, his day to day life with his grandparents, and his path to becoming an artist To date, nearly one million people have viewed Krosoczka s TED Talk about his experience Artwork from his childhood and teen years will be incorporated into the original illustrations for the book. New Read [ Hey, Kiddo ] By [ Jarrett J. Krosoczka ] – bluevapours.co.uk
studiojjk.com punkfarm.com lunchladycomics.com Jarrett J Krosoczka used to be a goofy kid that liked to draw Now, he is a published author illustrator with many books to his credit Growing up in Worcester, MA Jarrett drew relentlessly and always had a cast of characters that he wrote stories for In 9th grade, Jarrett won a contest with The Worcester Telegram Gazette and for the first time saw his work in print.This sparked a fire within He went on to graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design, after being initially rejected It was in his senior year that he received his first illustration job for a national educational publisher Then, six months after graduating RISD, Jarrett carried his portfolio into New York City and landed a contract for his first book He immediately ran to a pay phone to share the good news with his grandparents Good Night, Monkey Boy was published on June 12, 2001 and Jarrett has since been busy producingpicture books including Baghead Bubble Bath Pirates Annie Was Warned Max for President Punk Farm Giddy Up, Cowgirl My Buddy, Slug and Punk Farm on Tour With the publication of Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute and Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians in July of 2009, Jarrett has embarked on a new journey in his career that as a graphic novelist.Jarrett has been chosen by Print as one of their 20 top new visual artists under 30 and has had his work short listed by Newsweek, USA Today, The Boston Globe and The New York Times, among others His books have landed on numerous recommendation lists, including the Texas 2X2 list and the IRA CBC Children s Choice Awards Jarrett s Punk Farm and Lunch Lady series are both currently in development as feature films.With new picture book projects, as well as new Lunch Lady books on the horizon, Jarrett is happily living out his childhood dream in Northampton, MA where he resides with his wife and daughter and their pug, Ralph Macchio.
- 320 pages
- Hey, Kiddo
- Jarrett J. Krosoczka
- 16 April 2018 Jarrett J. Krosoczka