Michael Wright’s first picture book, Jake Stays Awake, was praised by School Library Journal as “a delicious treat of a bedtime book.” He is also the author of Jake Starts School and Jake Goes Peanuts. Before becoming an author and illustrator, Wright was an advertising copywriter and later started a company that built sets for television news programs. He lives in Manhattan Beach, California, with his wife, Cheryl, and their three kids, Mason, Sloane, and Paxton, all of whom are now adventurous eaters.
Michael Wright on his children's book, Jake Stays Awake
Children's book author Michael Wright discusses the inspiration behind Jake Stays Awake.Share This
Born: Frankfurt, Germany
Hometowns: West Hempstead, Long Island, NY & Winnetka, IL
Currently resides: Manhattan Beach, CA
Interesting fact: Michael doesn't like vegetables. Won't eat them, never has.