Jonah Winter is the award-winning, celebrated author of over 30 nonfiction picture books, including New York Times bestseller, BARACK. Jonah Winter’s wide-ranging interests have led him to write and illustrate picture books on baseball players, avant-garde artists, jazz musicians, exotic dancers, presidents, manual laborers, Beethoven’s difficulties moving in and out of 39 apartments, garbage, 12-century mystics, and his own father’s experiences growing up in East Texas during the Great Depression. His book, LILLIAN'S RIGHT TO VOTE, was a 2016 Jane Addams Award Honor Book and a 2015 Kirkus Prize finalist. Two of his books, DIEGO and HERE COME THE GARBAGE BARGE, were New York Times Best Illustrated Books. A poet, painter, musician, and cook, Jonah Winter divides his time between Santa Fe and a small town in Pennsylvania.
To find out more about Jonah Winter, go to his website: www.jonahwinter.com