Author & Illustrator

John Rocco


John Rocco ( 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
Noah Builds an Ark
Camp Tiger
The Lightning Thief (Illustrated Edition)
Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes
How to Track a Truck
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Super Hair-o and the Barber of Doom

Most Popular John Rocco Books

    The Sea of Monsters
    #2 in Series
    John Rocco, Rick Riordan
    The Last Olympian
    #5 in Series
    Rick Riordan, John Rocco
    The Lightning Thief
    #1 in Series
    Rick Riordan, John Rocco
    Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
    Rick Riordan, John Rocco
    The Lightning Thief (Illustrated Edition)
    Rick Riordan, John Rocco
    John Rocco

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All John Rocco Books


Rick Riordan
Susan Choi
Jason Carter Eaton
Sherri Duskey Rinker
Kathleen V. Kudlinski
Kate Banks


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