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Joe Cepeda

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Joe Cepeda is an American children's illustrator. Born and raised in east Los Angeles, he was educated at Cornell and California State University Long Beach. He secured his first book contract shortly after graduation, and has worked on more than twenty books for young people since then, including the bestselling Nappy Hair by Carolivia Herron and What A Truly Cool World by Julius Lester. He, his wife, and their son live in Southern California.
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