• Joe lives in Southern California with his wife and son.
• He grew up in East Los Angeles, California.
• Joe gives a lot of talks to schools and other groups.
Visit Joe Cepeda's Web site
Other books illustrated by Joe Cepeda:
• Cowley, Joy. Gracias, the Thanksgiving Turkey. New York: Scholastic, 1997.
• Soto, Gary. The Old Man & His Door. New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 1998.
Other books about pets:
• Ajmera, Maya. A Kid's Best Friend. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing, 2002.
• LaRochelle, David. The Best Pet of All. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2004.
• Simon, Seymour. Cats. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.