Javaka Steptoe


Javaka Steptoe is a Caldecott Medalist, Coretta Scott King Award winner, and New York Times best-selling picture book creator. He has illustrated several books for children, including Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow, A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix by Gary Golio, A Pocketful of Poems by Nikki Grimes, and Radiant Child, which he also wrote. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit him online at and on Twitter @javaka_steptoe.


All of the Above

Shelley Pearsall


The Jones Family Express

Javaka Steptoe


Do You Know What I'll Do?

Charlotte Zolotow and Javaka Steptoe


Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix

Gary Golio and Javaka Steptoe