Tag Archives: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

October 14

Looking Back and Looking Forward by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

In the spring of 2004, I was doing a series of school visits in Houston, Texas.  This was a year before my book Punk Farm was to be released, and I would end every school presentation with a drawing of characters from my upcoming book. I would ask the students to guess what that next […]

May 01

Book ‘Em! by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

In May 2014 I celebrated the release of the second installment in the Platypus Police Squad series at the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As part of the program, I read aloud from the third chapter of The Frog Who Croaked, the first book in the series. It’s my favorite chapter. Detective Rick Zengo, […]

July 08

Thank You, Nerdy Book Club by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

  You know The Muppet Movie, right? The one where Kermit and Fozzie Bear travel the country, making friends along the way—bringing together the most memorable group in puppet entertainment history? That’s sort of what it’s been like working in kids’ comics over the last several years. A bunch of passionate artists from various corners […]

Penguins Are Done in This Town by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

In the spring of 2004, I was visiting schools in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, a section of Houston, TX. It was a year before Punk Farm was to be published and I would end every school presentation by drawing a character from the book and I’d ask the kids to guess what my next book was. One […]

I Double-Dog Dare You! by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

One of my proudest achievements in the success of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series is the fact that I have been getting a nation of boys to read a    book about a girl. Well, a lady to be precise–it is in the title. Traditional sentiment is that boys simply won’t read a book with […]