LINK + HUD: HEROES AT SABF! - San Antonio Book Festival
April, 15 2023


  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
  •    |   Location of Session: Copper Kitchen
  • Middle Grade Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 11:00 am
  •    |   Signing Location: Festival Marketplace

About the Event

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s two brothers! With humor and imagination, author/illustrator duo Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey (Link + Hud: Heroes by a Hair) blend words and graphic novel-style illustrations in the first in a series full of brotherly mischief and mayhem. The brothers will be introduced by students from the Young Women’s Leadership Academy.




About the Authors

Jarrett Pumphrey - The San Antonio Book Festival Photo Credit: Eric Pumphrey

Jarrett Pumphrey

Jarrett is an award-winning author-illustrator. He makes books for kids with his brother Jerome. Their books include Somewhere in the Bayou, The Old Boat, and their author-illustrator debut, The Old Truck, which received seven starred reviews, was named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly, and received the Ezra Jack Keats New Author Honor. Jarrett spends his time writing and drawing in his home near Austin, TX, where he lives with his wife, their two boys, a dog named Whiskey, and another dog named Ford. When he’s not writing or drawing, you might find him fishing on a river somewhere or tinkering under the hood of his new old F100. His latest books are It’s a Sign! (Elephant and Piggie Like Reading!) and Link + Hud: Heroes by a Hair.

Jerome Pumphrey - The San Antonio Book Festival Photo Credit: Jarrett Pumphrey

Jerome Pumphrey

Jerome is a designer, illustrator, and writer, originally from Houston, TX. He studied graphic design at the Art Institute of Austin and has worked as a technical writer, freelance graphic designer, and illustrator. Since 2016 he has been a graphic designer at The Walt Disney Company where he uses design and illustration to visually tell stories in print, digital, and immersive experiences for Disney global business development. He works primarily from his home office near Clearwater, Florida, where he lives with his wife, daughter, and son. Jerome is a member of the SCBWI and shares a previous author credit with Jarrett for Creepy Things Are Scaring Me, which they wrote as teenagers. His latest books are It’s a Sign! (Elephant and Piggie Like Reading!) and Link + Hud: Heroes by a Hair.


Jerome Pumphrey - The San Antonio Book Festival

Burgin Streetman

Burgin Streetman is a writer and the assistant director of Trinity University Press. She previously worked in the children’s books buying office of Barnes & Noble, as a publishing coordinator for the Jim Henson Company, and director of marketing and publicity for Artisan Books (an imprint of Workman). She was the author of the beloved 2000s blog Vintage Kids’ Books My Kid Loves, and her writing has appeared in Design Mom, the San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio Current, and San Antonio Report. She is the co-editor and a featured essayist in the forthcoming book Worth Repeating: San Antonio Stories published by Trinity University Press and Texas Public Radio. She lives in San Antonio.

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