Jon J Muth has written and illustrated many enchanting picture books, including his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts and its sequel, the New York Times bestselling picture book Zen Ties. Other beloved titles from Jon include the New York Times bestseller Hi, Koo!, The Three Questions, Gershon's Monster by Eric Kimmel, and The Christmas Magic by Lauren Thompson. Mr. Muth lives with his wife and their four children in New York.
Praise for Zen Socks
* "Strikingly beautiful, and...perennially charming." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Lessons of patience, compassion, and sharing, delivered gently." -- Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Hi, Koo!
* "It's a joyous addendum to the Stillwater books, and it overflows with the same characteristic tenderness." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Yields huge effect; in a word, magical." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Even readers who are not typically interested in poetry will be captivated by Muth's artistry in both words and images." --School Library Journal
Praise for Zen Shorts
A Caldecott Honor Book
"Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and discussed by caregiver and child, Zen Shorts is a notable achievement." --School Library Journal
* "Both an accessible, strikingly illustrated story and a thought-provoking meditation." --Booklist, starred review
Praise for The Three Questions
"Quietly life-changing." --The New York Times Book Review