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 Creator

Doug Keith has over thirty years of experience in illustration, commercial art, fine art, and graphic design. His versatility has earned him a wide range of projects including more than forty illustrated books and numerous fine art commissions. Doug began his professional career as a commercial artist in New York City shortly after leaving art school in 1974. He relocated to Seattle, Washington in 1979 for a position with an industrial design firm, and in 1982, moved on to assistant art director at KIRO TV (CBS), where he received an Emmy award for graphic design. Doug’s work has been chosen for the Downtown Seattle Association’s public art projects, and his commissioned works are installed at McChord Air Force Base, Evergreen Hospital, and The University of Washington to name a few. Since 2006, Doug has worked as an independent contractor in the collections department of the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, where he fabricates mannequins and mounts, creates unique storage, and installs artifacts for many of their unique exhibits.

Born and raised in New York City, Jane Yolen now lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. She attended Smith College and received her master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. Author of more than 170 books and winner of multiple awards, Yolen is also active in several organizations. Shas been on the Board of Directors of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, was president of the Science Fiction Writers of America from 1986 to 1988, is on the editorial board of several magazines, and was a founding member of the Western New England Storytellers Guild, the Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild, and the Bay State Writers Guild. For twenty years, she ran a monthly writer’s workshop for new children’s book authors. In 1980, Yolen was awarded an honorary Doctor of Law degree by Our Lady of the Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts. She has earned many awards over the years: the Regina Medal, the Kerlan Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Society of Children’s Book Writers Award, the Mythopoetic Society’s Aslan Award, the Christopher Medal, the Boy’s Club Jr. Book Award, the Garden State Children’s Book Award, the Daedalus Award, a number of Parents’ Choice Magazine Awards, and many more. Her books and stories have been translated into Japanese, French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Afrikaans, !Xhosa, Portuguese, and Braille. 

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