Giant Island

Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Doug Keith

In this wondrous picture book, two children explore the coves and caves of a tiny island, under the watchful eye of Grandpa.
They are thrilled to discover that the island is, in fact, a submerged giant.

Visit Giant Island, where fantastical adventures await.

About the Creators

Jane Yolen is a writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children’s books. She is the author or editor of over 400 books, including Owl Moon, winner of the Caldecott award, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight and the rest of the beloved How Do Dinosaurs series, and The Devil’s Arithmetic, a middle grade Holocaust novel. She lives in Western Massachusetts. There are two islands in Jane’s background: Manhattan Island where she spent her early years, and the Isle of Skye in Scotland where she has spent lots of time for the past 30 summers. Either of them could have housed a giant.


Doug Keith has over thirty years’ experience as an illustrator, designer, and fine artist. His resume includes forty plus illustrated books, a Benjamin Franklin Award for interior design, a television Emmy award for graphic design, and commissioned works installed at Lewis-McChord Air Force Base and The University of Washington. Doug lives in Seattle, Washington, surrounded by the mountains and water which inspired Giant Island.


ISBN: HC 9781947277182/ ePDF 9781947277199/ EPUB 9781947277205/ KF8 9781947277212
Print Length: 32 Full Color Pages
Publication Date: Fall 2020 
Age Group: 4-8