G. Brian Karas is the award-winning illustrator of many books for children. Clever Jack Takes the Cake, written by Candace Fleming, was a Booklist, School Library Journal, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. His other books include How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara: Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, by Candace Fleming: Are You Going to be Good?, by Cari Best, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book: and Home on the Bayou, which he also wrote, and which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. You can visit him at gbriankaras.com.