Jeff Savage

Jeff Savage has written dozens of books for young readers. He lives in California and frequently visits schools around the country to talk to kids about his work.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Go Dog Go by P.D. Eastman

What’s your favorite line from a book?

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. 

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and David Halberstam

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I wanted to enthuse reluctant readers to reach for a book.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Do it for the love, not the money.