Author & Illustrator

John Rocco

Biography

John Rocco (www.roccoart.com) studied illustration at Rhode Island School of Design and The School of Visual Arts. In addition to writing and illustrating four of his own picture books, including the Caldecott Honor-winning and <em>New York Times</em> bestselling <em>Blackout</em>, he has created all of the cover art for Rick Riordan’s best-selling Percy Jackson, Kane Chronicles, and Heroes of Olympus series. He has also illustrated books by Whoopi Goldberg and Katherine Patterson. Before becoming a full-time children’s book creator, he worked as an art director on “Shrek” for Dreamworks, and for Disney Imagineering. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

Most Popular John Rocco Books

All John Rocco Books

Percy Jackson Book Series

Collaborators

Rick Riordan
Kate Banks
Jason Carter Eaton
Susan Choi