Aron Nels Steinke is the Eisner Award-winning coauthor (with Ariel Cohn) and illustrator of The Zoo Box. He's a second- and third-grade teacher by day, and a cartoonist by night. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and son.
Praise for the Mr. Wolf's Class series: I've really been enjoying the Mr. Wolf's Class series. Each book is filled with fun stories, great characters, and fantastic artwork! - Dav Pilkey * Young readers should easily self-identify with fifth-grade teacher Steinke's varied and sharply observed characters and wryly perceived classroom minutiae... This class gets an A. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Upbeat... the beginning of a promising new series. -- The New York Times Book Review With basic dialogue, a soothing setting, and no more than six frames per page, this book is ideal for new chapter book readers and older struggling readers. -- School Library Journal With calm intelligence and amusing, accessible realism, Steinke creates a cast in which any young reader will immediately find someone to embrace and a world that's invitingly recognizable. -- Booklist The cheerful plot depicts each character with care and depth. -- The Horn Book One of the most inspiring and comforting books of the year. -- The Beat I loved spending time in Mr. Wolf's Class! Aron Nels Steinke's debut is a perfect introduction to graphic novels for elementary school readers, who will laugh and empathize with Mr. Wolf's diverse group of students. -- Kate Messner, author of the Ranger in Time series and former schoolteacher Mr. Wolf's Class has something for everyone! -- Gene Luen Yang, creator of American Born Chinese and former schoolteacher