Janet Perr has had an extensive career designing record covers, ads, posters, CD packages, and book covers and is the author and illustrator of three charming books: Yiddish For Dogs (Hyperion, 2007), Hip-Hop for Dogs (Simon and Schuster, 2008), and Yiddish For Babies (Simon and Schuster 2009).
Janet was designing record covers in their heyday, and won a Grammy Award for the art direction and design of Cyndi Lauper’s breakthrough album She’s So Unusual. She has worked with artists such as The Rolling Stones, Run-DMC, and Devo. Never pigeonholed stylistically, she has designed book covers for assorted authors, both fiction and nonfiction. She has also been acknowledged with numerous art directors awards and her work has been featured in the books Designing For Music, 1001 Covers, and This Ain’t No Disco: New Wave Album Covers.