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 New York Times bestselling Blackout, 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.

How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure
Noah Builds an Ark
Camp Tiger
Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes
How to Track a Truck
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Blizzard
Super Hair-o and the Barber of Doom

Most Popular John Rocco Books

    The Last Olympian
    John Rocco, Rick Riordan
    The Lightning Thief
    John Rocco, Rick Riordan
    The Sea of Monsters
    John Rocco, Rick Riordan
    Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
    John Rocco, Rick Riordan
    Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes
    John Rocco, Rick Riordan
    How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure
    John Rocco

Book Stats

5
Authored
14
Illustrated
5
Collaborators

All John Rocco Books

YearTitleAuthorPages
2020How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest AdventureJohn Rocco264
2019Noah Builds an ArkKate Banks40
2019Camp TigerSusan Choi40
2017Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee BurtonSherri Duskey Rinker48
2017Percy Jackson's Greek HeroesRick Riordan528
2017Percy Jackson's Greek HeroesRick Riordan528
2016How to Track a TruckJason Carter Eaton32
2016Percy Jackson's Greek GodsRick Riordan416
2014BlizzardJohn Rocco40
2013Super Hair-o and the Barber of DoomJohn Rocco32
2013How to Train a TrainJason Carter Eaton48
2011BlackoutJohn Rocco40
2011The Last OlympianJohn Rocco, Rick Riordan432
2007The Sea of MonstersRick Riordan279
2005The Lightning ThiefRick Riordan377

Collaborators

Rick Riordan
Jason Carter Eaton
Susan Choi
Kate Banks
Sherri Duskey Rinker