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

I was born and raised on a farm in Hume, Illinois. I graduated from Danville Area College and received a BFA from the University of Illinois and now live in Urbana, Illinois with my wife, Nancy.

Biographical and Professional Information

For many years, I worked as a graphic designer for the University and since 2000 I have been a free lance graphic designer and cartoonist. In 2010, my wife and I 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 for Purchase and at Your Library

Wide Mouth Frog Goes to the Zoo

ISBN: 0988394804
Release Date: 2013-01-31

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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

Jerry Barrett on Amazon


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