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Hello! I am the illustrator of Enemy Pie (Chronicle Books), Odd Velvet (Chronicle Books), Superhero Max (Random House) and Four boys Named Jordan (G.P. Putnam's Sons). Enemy Pie was a Reading Rainbow feature book that was narrated by the actor Ed Harris, in 2002. It was also narrated by the Emmy award winning actress Camryn Manheim (The Practice) on www.storylineonline.com. Artwork from Enemy Pie... More
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1. Superhero Max (Hardcover)
    Author: Lawrence David
    Illustrator: TARA CALAHAN KING
    Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Ages 4-8 09/10/2002
5 Reviews  
2. Pastel para enemigos (Spanish Edition) (Paperback)
    Author: Derek Munson
    Illustrator: TARA CALAHAN KING
    Publisher: Editorial Juventud
N/A 12/2000
794 Reviews  
3. Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) (Hardcover)
    Author: Derek Munson
    Illustrator: TARA CALAHAN KING
    Publisher: Chronicle Books
Ages 4-8 10/2000
922 Reviews  
4. Odd Velvet (Hardcover)
    Author: Mary E. Whitcomb
    Illustrator: TARA CALAHAN KING
    Publisher: Chronicle Books
Baby to Pre-K 08/01/1998
101 Reviews  
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Comment by Kieran Kelly on 8/7/2010 at 12:13 AM:
PS to submit what i have done takes a lot of looking at, thinking does that look right? hmmmmm......x
Comment by Kieran Kelly on 8/7/2010 at 12:12 AM:
do you know what amazes me!? As you can tell im quite dislexic, but it has never crossed my mind that i should not write! When i read the "Tears Of Spring" to the BBC producer she just burst out crying! and the book went into the programme! The Editor of "The Harp" gives me free range and never cha... more
Comment by Kieran Kelly on 8/7/2010 at 12:00 AM:
Birmingham Irish, my Mom is from Dublin and my Dad was from Waterford as in the crystal. i like the way you dropped the "O" in America because Flanagan The Flower the cartoon strip i draw for an Irish newspaper, is my Mothers maiden name. The authorities in England "added" an"O" tomy Moms brothers n... more
Comment by Kieran Kelly on 8/6/2010 at 10:19 AM:
Yes i use colour pencil, i loved "The Snowman" by Raymond Briggs when i was a kid i meet him on a book signing, and thought i want to o what you do- so i did i never went to art school, inner city rough area, children of irish imigrants and all that!! so i just done it instead because i love doing i... more
Comment by Kieran Kelly on 8/5/2010 at 4:42 PM:
PS I Looooooove "Odd Velvet" just love the way you have drawn her! x
Comment by Kieran Kelly on 8/5/2010 at 4:39 PM:
i keep meaning to say this but what a lovely name you have, its a name you sing rather than say! just thought id share that with you x
Comment by Zombienose on 2/16/2010 at 7:26 PM:
thanks you! I wasn't familiar with his work, but thatnk you for turning me on to it. It's wonderful!
Comment by Tom Hannah on 2/16/2010 at 5:22 PM:
H Tara-Thanks for connecting and we hope you enjoyed reading about our book
Comment by ric snodgrass on 2/9/2010 at 3:01 PM:
great website, I love the interactive applications for kids.
Comment by Joy Allen on 10/3/2009 at 7:37 AM:
Thanks Tara! FOUR BOYS NAMED JORDAN looks hilarious! Did you work with Nancy Paulsen on this book or Cecilia Yung? I'm working on my Princess books with them and they are wonderful!
Comment by Gregory Gunther on 4/20/2009 at 3:21 PM:
Thanks for making me a friend. I'm sure I can learn a lot from your success as an illustration artist.
Comment by John Blackford on 8/29/2008 at 7:18 PM:
I went tou your site! great work, absolutly great work!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 1/13/2008 at 11:51 PM:
Hello, Tara.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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