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Chuck Groenink, author portrait

Chuck Groenink

Chuck Groenink grew up in the Netherlands, where he spent his formative years climbing trees, drawing, reading, and cycling. He graduated from the Artez Institute of Visual Arts in Kampen, and is the illustrator of many picture books, including I Am Not a Fox by Karina Wolf. Chuck moved to the United States in 2010, going from Portland, Oregon, to Kinderhook, New York, where he lives with his wife, dog, three cats, and several rowdy chickens.


Beautiful Noise

Open this unique picture book and meet John Cage, the pioneering, inspiring composer who believed all sound—from the crash of a slamming door to the whirr of a blender to the whoosh of the wind—was music. For John Cage, music was everywhere: in the hum of the refrigerator, the screech of a garbage truck, the patter of the rain. But other people disagreed. They

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Come visit us at NY NOW February 6th-9th

Winter Gift Show Season is upon us and Penguin Random House will be at NY NOW! Our books will be featured in Harper Group’s booth # 2601 along with Rizzoli and Quirk! See what is new and trending, including: Food & Drink, Inspiration & Wellness, our beautiful Gift Books, and of course an array of

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