Scherer, Jeffrey

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Scherer, Jeffrey


Married Winnie Yu; children: Sammy, Annie. Education: Attended Joe Kubert School of Cartoon Design; School of Visual Arts (New York, NY), B.F.A. (illustration). Hobbies and other interests: Bird watching.


Home—Voorheesville, NY. E-mail—[email protected]


Illustrator and graphic artist. Times Union, Albany, NY, graphic artist, 1989—.

Awards, Honors

Several awards for newspaper design.



One Snowy Day, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.


James Preller, Wake Me in Spring, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1994.

Grace Maccarone, "What Is That?" Said the Cat, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1995.

Mary Serfozo, The Big Bug Dug, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2001.

Elizabeth Bennett, A New Friend, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2002.

Dana Meachen Rau, Pet Your Pet, Compass Point Books (Minneapolis, MN), 2002.

The Ants Go Marching, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2002.

Elizabeth Bennett, The Big Sleepover, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Elizabeth Bennett, The Big Bunch: The Beach Mystery, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Elizabeth Bennett, The New Bug, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Melissa Stewart, Down to Earth, Compass Point Books (Minneapolis, MN), 2004.

Mary Serfozo, Whooo's There?, Random House (New York, NY), 2007.

Contributor of illustration to periodicals, including Wild Animal Baby and Your Big Backyard. Illustrator of online comic "Finest Amphibians," written by Mike Virtanen.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Booklist, February 1, 1998, Ilene Cooper, review of One Snowy Day, p. 928.

Kirkus Reviews, June 15, 2007, review of Whooo's There?

School Library Journal, August, 2007, Kirsten Cutler, review of Whooo's There?, p. 92.


Jeffrey Scherer Home Page, (October 13, 2008).