Jorge Aguirre

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About the Author

Jorge Aguirre is an author and two-time Emmy-nominated animation writer. He co-created and wrote the graphic novel series, The CHRONICLES OF CLAUDETTE. The New York Times called the first book in the series, GIANTS BEWARE, a, “Rollicking fun story.” It also received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly and was a nominee for a Texas Bluebonnet Award. He wrote the book, CALL ME IGGY, and is working on its sequel. He’s also writing a new graphic novel series, MONSTER LOCKER, with art by Andrés Vera Martínez. His animation work includes co-creating Disney Junior's GOLDIE & BEAR. He's the Head Writer and Co-EP for the PBS Kids/Fred Rogers Production show ALMA'S WAY. A Colombian-American born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Jorge calls the great state of New Jersey home.