Jonah Winter

Jonah Winter is the author of more than thirty celebrated nonfiction picture books including Diego, illustrated by Jeanette Winter; Jazz Age Josephine, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman; Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez; The Founding Fathers! illustrated by Barry Blitt; and Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

Books by this Author

The Secret Project
The Founding Fathers!
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio
Jazz Age Josephine
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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’s your best quality?

A. Why I just have so many good qualities, it's hard to even remember them. Hmmm, let's see....

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I love so many kinds of music, I'm afraid I couldn't possibly narrow it down to 5 songs. Sorry!

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Mr. Ed.

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

A. Gene Kelly.

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