G. Brian Karas
Brian was born George Brian Karas in Milford, Connecticut in 1957. He is the prolific and versatile illustrator and writer of many children’s books including Atlantic, an American Library Association (ALA) Notable Book, Saving Sweetness by Diane Stanley, and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor title, Home on the Bayou. The New York Times describes his work as “…depicted in a childlike style that belies the sophistication of the drawings. Exquisite and moving in its subtlety.” He lives in the Hudson Valley of New York with his family.