Javaka Steptoe is an award-winning artist, designer, and illustrator who has won the Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Illustrator awards. In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall, his first picture book, won the Coretta Scott King Award, and Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow (authored by Gary Golio) was honored with a Coretta Scott King Honor. He's also worked on the book Do You Know What I'll Do? He's also the author and illustrator of The Jones Family Express and Radiant Child, which won the Caldecott Medal. Javaka welcomes you to his website, Javaka.com.
- Radiant Child: The Story Of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Caldecott & Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner)
- Jimi: Sounds Like A Rainbow: A Story Of The Young Jimi Hendrix
- In Daddys Arms I Am Tall African Americans Celebrating Fathers
- Hot Day On Abbott Avenue
- Thirteen Ways Of Looking At A Black Boy
- #905 in juvenile nonfiction