#72 – Own a Jarrett Krosoczka Original

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December 16 is the deadline to help the trailer for Little Chicken's Big Day win a 2011 SLJ Trailee Award! Click here to vote!

In this episode you'll hear me and Jarrett Krosoczka having too much fun. You'll also hear:

In the interview you'll hear Jarrett and me talk about:

Here is what you can win by bidding in the auction…as Jarrett says, “I'm excited to announce that the auction to support the Joe and Shirl Scholarships is now on. When you bid, I can continue to help kids in my hometown connect with an arts education at the Worcester Art Museum. Kids who are in unique familial situations and with limited financial resources are able to take classes free of charge! And all in honor of my grandparents, who raised me.”
The four items on the auction block are:
Click here to bid on an acrylic painting of Lunch Lady and Betty on a 16″ X 16″ canvas:
LL and Betty canvas small
Click here to bid on a character triptych. Each acrylic painting is on a 6″ X 6″ canvas:
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Click here to bid on lunch for you and a friend at Jarrett's studio!
(Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)
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Click here to bid on winning a Jarrett design for your school's mascot! Copyright of mascot design will be transferred to your school. Make T-shirts, totes—it'll be all yours!
Your school mascot by JJK - bee thumb
Bidding happens via the links above and here.
You can also support the Joe and Shirl Scholarships by purchasing his sketchbook, Monkey Boy to Lunch Lady. The book is available in both print and digital editions here.


Recent Comments

  • Eti Berland
    December 15, 2011 - 2:36 am · Reply

    This episode was definitely This American Life caliber to me, Katie. (And it makes my heart happy to know that you too use TAL as your gauge of amazingness.) I loved learning more about Jarrett Krosoczka’s auction and how he became an artist, as well as the hilarious banter between the two of you. I also have to tell you how much I enjoyed being a fly on the wall during your trip to Little Joe’s Books with Kathi Appelt. You should definitely do more segments like this. (I’m thinking Lifestyles of the Rich in Talent 🙂 ) It’s so exciting to hear how authors geek out about other authors (and makes us superfans feel less geeky). Thank you so much for all of your hard work and enthusiasm that you put into making wonderful episodes like this one!

    • katie
      December 15, 2011 - 1:25 pm · Reply

      This is the BEST most amazing thing anyone has ever said about my podcast! Thank you so, so much! And yes, I will always geek out on other authors, even people who are actual friends of mine because to me, they are magical! Whipping a story out of thin air? Drawing something that amazes me? That is geekable, I think.

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