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. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Napolean. No, wait a minute, change that -- Lucille Ball.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. You don't really think I'm going to admit this on the internet, do you? (!)

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Free caviar.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Aung San Suu Kyi.

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