About the Author

Karen Patkau

Karen Patkau has been writing and illustrating picture books, with a focus on nature and non-fiction, for more than thirty years. She won the Ezra Jack Keats Memorial Medal for her first book, Don’t Eat Spiders by Robert Heidbreder, and since then her titles have appeared on lists including Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books, Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award finalists, Green Book Festival Award finalists, Ontario Library Association Best Bets and White Ravens selections. Karen has also illustrated Forest: A See to Learn Book. She lives in Toronto.

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A Good Trade

A Good Trade

by Alma Fullerton
illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover Paperback
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Creatures Yesterday and Today

Creatures Yesterday and Today

illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged : zoology
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One Hungry Heron

One Hungry Heron

by Carolyn Beck
illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
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See to Learn: Forest

See to Learn: Forest

A See to Learn Book
edition:eBook
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Sir Cassie to the Rescue

Sir Cassie to the Rescue

by Linda Smith
illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition:Hardcover
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“You be the damsel,” Trevor said.

“No way,” Cassie said. “It’s my idea. You have to be the damsel.”

“Then I won’t play,” Trevor said.

Cassie thought for a minute. Then she said, “All right. You can be a dragon. Dragons are big and fierce. They roar a lot and breathe fire.”

“All right,” Trevor said.

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Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Women With Disabilities
by Helen Wolfe
illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition:Hardcover
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