Jarrett Lerner

About Jarrett Lerner

Author-illustrator Jarrett Lerner is the award-winning creator of the EngiNerds series, the Geeger the Robot series, the activity books Give This Book a Title and Give This Book a Cover,The Hunger Heroes series of graphic novel chapter books, and the Nat the Cat series of early readers. Jarrett is also the creator of the illustrated novel in verse A Work in Progress, which has received multiple starred reviews, was a Kids’ Indie Next List pick, and was selected for the 2023 Global Read Aloud.

The book also appeared on the New York Public Library’s Best Books of 2023 list, the Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best 2023 list, and the ALSC/ALA 2024 Notable Books List (as did Nat the Cat Takes a Nap), and was also named an Audible Best Book of 2023. All of Jarrett’s books are published by Simon & Schuster. In addition to writing, drawing, and visiting schools and libraries across the country, Jarrett co-founded and co-organizes the #KidsNeedBooks and #KidsNeedMentors projects, and regularly spearheads fundraisers for various reading- and book-related causes. He is also the founder and operator of Jarrett Lerner’s Creator Club. He can be found at jarrettlerner.com and on Twitter and Instagram at @Jarrett_Lerner. He lives with his wife and daughters in Massachusetts.

Geeger the Robot Series

Geeger the Robot is a series of heavily illustrated early chapter books about a robot who attends school and makes friends for the very first time.

To Learn more about Geeger: https://jarrettlerner.com/geeger-the-robot/

Geeger the Robot Books


EngiNerds is a series of fun, funny, fast-paced Middle Grade novels crafted with Jarrett’s trademark combination of humor and heart.

EngiNerd Books

The Hunger Heroes

Who ARE the Hunger Heroes?

The Hunger Heroes are superpowered taco ingredients who help the kids of their city whenever they need a snack!

The Hunger Heroes

Nat the Cat

Nat the Cat is the star of Jarrett Lerner’s first early reader series! You can read about him and his pal, Pat the Rat, inNat the Cat Takes a NapandNat the Cat Takes a Bath

Nat the Cat Books

Jarrett Lerner's Other Books

Jarrett Lerner's middle grade graphic novel in verse, A Work in Progress, is a MUST READ. Here you will also find his beloved activity books.