John Grandits writes poems, and books, and cartoons. He visits schools and libraries to share his work and show children how to write concrete poems. Visit John's cartoon Beatrice Black Bear: the World’s Best Wildlife Photographer, find out how to get John to come to your school, and learn about John's books.

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Texas Bluebonnet Award

My Book Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus won the 2014 Texas Bluebonnet award! Learn more about the award

Hear John read his poems

Go to the Concrete Poems page to see three concrete poems and hear John read them.

My Books

Ten RulesThe Travel GameBlue LipstickTechnically, It's Not My Fault