Kenneth Kraegel is an author and illustrator of picture books. Before making picture books, Kenneth volunteered at an agriculture school in Honduras, helped refugees find jobs and furniture in Chicago, volunteered with an NGO in Uganda, was a general laborer on a construction site in Wyoming, and worked on vegetable farms in Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio. He now lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his family. He is also a tutor for people with reading challenges such as dyslexia.
Kenneth's most recent book (and his first board book), This Is a Book of Shapes, was an Amazon Best Book of September 2020, Wild Honey from the Moon, was a Parent's Choice Gold Award winner, a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best book and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2019, King Arthur's Very Great Grandson was a New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and a Wall Street Journal Children's Best Book of the Year. Green Pants was a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best selection and an International Literacy Association Children's Choice.
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