John Rocco – Camp Tiger
John Rocco is a Caldecott Honor winner who has made stories using all different mediums (including art directing for the film Shrek, and designing rides for Epcot). But he has come home to writing and illustrating for children’s literature. And I’m thankful for that!
Camp Tiger is a beautiful picture book written by Susan Choi and illustrated by John Rocco about a boy’s transition toward independence and growth.
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