Individual Author Record
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.
Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo, Sunnycrest Press, 2013
Titles At Your Library
Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo
Sunnycrest Press. 2013
2013 Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards-Children's Picture Book Category !!! Wide Mouth Frog is tired of eating the bugs his mother feeds him every day, so the curious frog hops through the zoo to find out what the other animal mothers feed their babies. He discovers that what is good for some animals is not necessarily good for Wide Mouth Frogs. He finds to his horror and dismay that one animal in particular likes to eat something that is definitely not good for Wide Mouth Frogs!
2013 Indie Book Awards Finalist for Picture Book, ''Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo''