Jerry Barrett

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General Information

Name: Jerry Barrett

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Born: 1950 in Hume, IL



Illinois Connection

Barrett was born and raised on a farm in Hume, Illinois. He graduated from Danville Area College and received a BFA from the University of Illinois and now lives in Urbana, Illinois with his wife, Nancy.

Biographical and Professional Information

For many years, Jerry Barrett worked as a graphic designer for the University and since 2000 he has been a free lance graphic designer and cartoonist. In 2010, his wife and him started Sunnycrest Press, a small publishing firm focusing on children's print and e-books, education and poetry.

Published Works

  • Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo, Sunnycrest Press, 2013

Titles at Your Library

Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo

ISBN: 0988394804
Release Date: 2013-01-31

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

2013 Indie Book Awards Finalist for Picture Book, Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Barrett will read his current books.


Nancy Barrett @

External Links

Jerry Barrett on WorldCat


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