Jerry Craft

Jerry Craft, Author and Illustrator, Website

“I make the books I wish I had as a kid.”

Jerry Craft

JERRY CRAFT is an author and illustrator who has worked on numerous picture books, graphic novels, and middle grade novels for publishers such as HarperCollins, Scholastic, Benchmark, Pearson and his own publishing company, Mama’s Boyz, Inc. His newest book, New Kid (HarperCollins), is a middle grade graphic novel that has earned four starred reviews, including one from Booklist magazine that called it “Possibly one of the most important graphic novels of the year.” Kirkus Reviewscalled it “An engrossing, humorous, and vitally important graphic novel that should be required reading in every middle school in America.”