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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Location, location, location.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Aung San Suu Kyi.

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

A. It's a toss-up -- between piano-playing and tap-dancing.

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