Jory John is a New York Times bestselling author of children's and adult books. He is a two-time E.B. Award winner. The recipient of the White Read-Aloud Honor. Jory's work includes the Lane Smith-illustrated picture books Giraffe Problems and Penguin Problems, as well as the Goodnight Already! He also co-wrote a number of humorous books, including the worldwide bestseller All My Friends Are Dead.
Jory worked as the programs director at 826 Valencia, a San Francisco-based nonprofit educational institution, for six years. He currently resides in Oregon.