Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of Hey, Kiddo, is a New York Times bestselling author/illustrator with more than thirty published books to his credit. He is a two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Awards Third to Fourth Grade Book of the Year and has been a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award finalist. Krosoczka also founded School Lunch Hero Day, Platypus Police Reading Squad, and the Joseph and Shirley Krosoczka Memorial Youth Scholarships. He lives in western Massachusetts.
Krosoczka is currently a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.