Author & Illustrator

Greg Neri


G. Neri is the Coretta Scott King honor-winning author of Yummy: the Last Days of a Southside Shorty and the recipient of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award for his free-verse novella, Chess Rumble. His books have been translated into multiple languages in over 25 countries. They include the novels Tru & Nelle, A Christmas Tale, Ghetto Cowboy, and the free-verse picture book bios, Hello, I’m Johnny Cash and When Paul Met Artie. In 2017, he was awarded a National Science Foundation grant that sent him to Antarctica to research a new book. He currently lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida with his wife and daughter, where he swims with manatees and occasionally, an alligator.

Most Popular Greg Neri Books

detectives · humor · sleuthing
Tru & Nelle
music · history
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash
friendship · music
When Paul Met Artie
humor · detectives
Tru & Nelle: A Christmas Tale

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Most Recent Book

friendship · music
When Paul Met Artie

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friendship · music
When Paul Met Artie

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