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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. John Wellington Wells.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

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

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Lobsterman.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Running around in circles, waving my arms above my head.

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