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. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Puppies!!!

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Lobsterman.

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

A. Gene Kelly.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Mr. Ed.

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