Jarrett J. Krosoczka


Birthday December 22, 1977

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Worcester, MA

Age 45 years old

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Illustrator and author known for his children's books, especially Baghead, Punk Farm, and the Lunch Lady series. He's won the Children's Choice Book Award for his work.

Before Fame

He attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where he worked illustrating educational readers while in school. His first book was published in 2001.


He's taught at the Monstserrat College of Art and has given TED talks. He's also hosted a show on Sirius XM.

Family Life

He has two daughters with his wife Gina.

Associated With

Amy Poehler was cast to play the titular lunch lady in a proposed movie adaptation of the books.