Joe Cepeda

Joe  Cepeda

Joe Cepeda earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach, then went on to Cornell University to study Engineering. He is a superb artist who has also illustrated more than 35 book jackets and children's books. Hey, Hey, Hay! was illustrated by Joe. Up and I Dig are two I Like to Read books that he both wrote and drew. Joe was awarded the Pura Belprè Honor by the American Library Association, as well as the George G. Washington University's Recognition of Excellence Award.

The Stone Center for Children's Literature is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting children's literature He resides in the state of California.