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

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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