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. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. The nerve to take more chances.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. When I was a young girl, my favorite fictional hero was Tottie from Rumer Godden's A Doll's House, but I would have argued with that she wasn't fictional at all!

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who talk at you and not with you.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

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