John Rocco


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Rocco studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is the author of four acclaimed books for children: Wolf! Wolf!, winner of the Borders Original Voices Award for best picture book; Moonpowder, part of the Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators; Fu Finds the Way, and Blackout, a New York Times Best Book of the Year and winner of a 2012 Caldecott Honor. Rocco also illustrated Whoopi Goldberg‘s Alice and the covers for Rick Riordan‘s multi-million copy internationally bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, and The Heroes of Olympus. Most recently, Rocco illustrated the fantasy fairy tale, The Flint Heart, written by Katherine Paterson and ...more

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Here is some art from my forthcoming picture book, BEEP BEEP Go To Sleep written by Todd Tarpley. It’s a fantastic story, and I can only take credit for the artwork. Coming in September 2015 from Little Brown char_lineup BeepBeep_34 BB_page16-17 BB_page10-11 BB_page04-05

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Blackout

4.15 avg rating — 9,690 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Blizzard

4.24 avg rating — 1,810 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Super Hair-o and the Barber...

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Swim That Rock

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Wolf! Wolf!

4.06 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 2007
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Moonpowder

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Fu Finds The Way

3.88 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2009
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The Doors Companion: Four D...

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