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G. Brian Karas is the prolific, versatile, and award-winning illustrator of many books for children, including A Poem in Your Pocket, How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Apple Orchard Riddle. He also illustrated most recently, A Hat for Mrs. Goldman by Michelle Edwards; Neville by Norton Juster; Clever Jack Takes the Cake by Candace Fleming, which received four starred reviews; Are You Going to Be Good? by Cari Best, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Home on the Bayou, recipient of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; and Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming. Visit him at GBrianKaras.com.

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I Like Bugs
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Trade Paperback

Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs. I like bugs!

It's time for YOU! Pick your favorite spot to read. This is going to be a great book! Read More
 





A Hat for Mrs. Goldman
Written by Michelle Edwards
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

"[A] celebration of winter mitzvahs, or kind deeds. Karas’s adorable, radiant art adds to the heartwarming mood." -The New York Times

Here’s a heartwarming winter picture book that’s sure to appeal to families who love knitting.


Mrs. Goldman always knits hats for everyone in the neighborhood, and Sophia, who thinks knitting is... Read More
 





A Hat for Mrs. Goldman
Written by Michelle Edwards
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

"[A] celebration of winter mitzvahs, or kind deeds. Karas’s adorable, radiant art adds to the heartwarming mood." -The New York Times

Here’s a heartwarming winter picture book that’s sure to appeal to families who love knitting.


Mrs. Goldman always knits hats for everyone in the neighborhood, and Sophia, who thinks knitting is... Read More
 





Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Take a bite out of this deliciously funny original fairy tale, which received four starred reviews and was named a Best Book of the Year by Booklist, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and the Bank Street College of Education.

What would you do if you were invited to the princess’s tenth... Read More
 





Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Take a bite out of this deliciously funny original fairy tale, which received four starred reviews and was named a Best Book of the Year by Booklist, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and the Bank Street College of Education.

What would you do if you were invited to the princess’s tenth... Read More
 





Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Written by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Take a bite out of this deliciously funny original fairy tale, which received four starred reviews and was named a Best Book of the Year by Booklist, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and the Bank Street College of Education.

What would you do if you were invited to the princess’s tenth... Read More
 





Lemonade in Winter
Written by Emily Jenkins
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

A lemonade stand in winter? Yes, that's exactly what Pauline and John-John intend to have, selling lemonade and limeade--and also lemon-limeade. With a catchy refrain (Lemon lemon LIME, Lemon LIMEADE! Lemon lemon LIME, Lemon LEMONADE!), plus simple math concepts throughout, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime and classroom use... Read More
 





Lemonade in Winter
Written by Emily Jenkins
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

A lemonade stand in winter? Yes, that's exactly what Pauline and John-John intend to have, selling lemonade and limeade--and also lemon-limeade. With a catchy refrain (Lemon lemon LIME, Lemon LIMEADE! Lemon lemon LIME, Lemon LEMONADE!), plus simple math concepts throughout, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime and classroom use... Read More
 





Lemonade in Winter
Written by Emily Jenkins
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

A lemonade stand in winter? Yes, that's exactly what Pauline and John-John intend to have, selling lemonade and limeade--and also lemon-limeade. With a catchy refrain (Lemon lemon LIME, Lemon LIMEADE! Lemon lemon LIME, Lemon LEMONADE!), plus simple math concepts throughout, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime and classroom use... Read More
 





Neville
Written by Norton Juster
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Written by the acclaimed author of The Phantom Tollbooth, this Amazon Best Picture Book of the Year is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a... Read More
 





Neville
Written by Norton Juster
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Written by the acclaimed author of The Phantom Tollbooth, this Amazon Best Picture Book of the Year is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a... Read More
 





Neville: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Norton Juster
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

“This ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story,” raves School Library Journal.

Written by the acclaimed author of The Phantom Tollbooth, this is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends—now...

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The Apple Orchard Riddle (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard!

In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested... Read More
 





The Apple Orchard Riddle (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard!

In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested... Read More
 





The Apple Orchard Riddle (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? are back in this picture book about a school trip to an apple orchard!

In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students learn a lot about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested... Read More
 





How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. This book makes a wonderful read-aloud companion to any math or science curriculum, and it's a fun way to reinforce counting skills at home.

"How many seeds are in a pumpkin?" Mr...

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How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. This book makes a wonderful read-aloud companion to any math or science curriculum, and it's a fun way to reinforce counting skills at home.

"How many seeds are in a pumpkin?" Mr...

Read More
 





How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. This book makes a wonderful read-aloud companion to any math or science curriculum, and it's a fun way to reinforce counting skills at home.

"How many seeds are in a pumpkin?" Mr...

Read More
 





A Poem in Your Pocket (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Hardcover

Usher in National Poetry Month with Mr. Tiffin and his students, stars of the hugely popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Apple Orchard Riddle.

Once again, Margaret McNamara sets her playful, child-friendly story in the classroom, and this time, poetry—from metaphors to acrostics to haiku—is the name of... Read More
 





A Poem in Your Pocket (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
Written by Margaret McNamara
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

Usher in National Poetry Month with Mr. Tiffin and his students, stars of the hugely popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Apple Orchard Riddle.

Once again, Margaret McNamara sets her playful, child-friendly story in the classroom, and this time, poetry—from metaphors to acrostics to haiku—is the name of... Read More
 





I Like Fish
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Trade Paperback

This Step 1 reader derives from a poem by the author of Goodnight Moon, children's literature legend Margaret Wise Brown. Its simple vocabulary, rhyme and rhythm, and vivid picture clues make it perfect for emergent readers, introducing them to an inviting underwater world and a successful reading experience! G. Brian Karas... Read More
 





I Like Fish: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
eBook

This Step 1 reader derives from a poem by the author of Goodnight Moon, children's literature legend Margaret Wise Brown. Its simple vocabulary, rhyme and rhythm, and vivid picture clues make it perfect for emergent readers, introducing them to an inviting underwater world and a successful reading experience! G. Brian Karas... Read More
 

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