Jarrette J. Krosoczka is a two-time winner of the Children's Choice Book Award for the Third to Fourth Grade Book of the Year, and is author and illustrator of twenty books including the Lunch Lady graphic novel series and the just released Platypus Police Squad. Jarrett's TED Talk on his journey from boy to artist can be viewed on the TED website. He is also the host of The Book Report with JJK on Sirius XM's Kids' Place Live, a twice-a-month segment celebrating authors, books, and reading. His work has been recommended by national publications such as NPR, Newsweek, The New York Times, and USA Today. Krosoczka's "Punk Farm" picture book and Lunch Lady series are in development to be feature films. Jarrett lives in western Massachusetts with his wife, two daughters, and their dog, Ralph Macchio.