Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman

Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman is the author of You Can't Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum, illustrated by her sister, #1 New York Times bestselling artist Robin Preiss Glasser. Weitzman graduated from Vassar College where she majored in Art History. She has contributed to several New York Times bestselling books for children. She lives with her family in New York State.

Books by this Author

Superhero Joe and the Creature Next Door
Superhero Joe

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't go ANYWHERE without a book!

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. See "regrets."

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Sitting comfortably on a quiet beach with a book I don't want to put down, all the time knowing that my family is happy, my house is clean, and there is world peace.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. If I could be any person, I would like to be Audrey Hepburn. Her life was both admirable and glamorous.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Don't get me started. I am the author of Superhero Joe after all!