Jonah Winter

Jonah Winter is the celebrated author of many picture book biographies, including Barack, which was a New York Times bestseller. His other books include Here Comes the Garbage Barge, Sonia Sotomayor, Roberto Clemente, and others. A poet and a painter, Mr. Winter lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Books by this Author

The Founding Fathers!
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio
Jazz Age Josephine
Sonia Sotomayor
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If at first you don't succeed, keep trying and trying and trying until you've driven everyone around you completely insane.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Getting up out of bed every morning.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. John Wellington Wells.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Julias Ceasar. And I'd say to him, "We've come to cease your berries, not to praise them. Get it? Get it? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!"

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Ayyyyy...EH?

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