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About Karen

Hi, I'm Karen Kerr. I write children's books with my own children as the characters. This makes it very special for my children and me. I also work as a Title 1 Para-Educator in an elementary school. I encourage children to write their own stories, and I believe that some day I will see their names on the front page of a book they wrote. I am a member of the SCBWI. I am currently working on an ad... More
Karen's Published Works Ages Date Published
Books 1 - 3 from Karen's published works
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1. The Tiny Fairy (Hardcover)
    Author: Karen E Kerr
    Illustrator: Kit Grady
    Publisher: LifeVest Publishing, Inc.
All Ages 03/31/2008
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3 Reviews  
2. Can You See Me? (Hardcover)
    Author: Karen E Kerr
    Illustrator: Gail M. Nelson
    Publisher: Lifevest Publishing, Inc.
All Ages 09/30/2007
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2 Reviews  
3. Jimmie's Adventure (Paperback)
    Author: Karen E Kerr
    Illustrator: Gail Nelson
    Publisher: Lifevest Publishing, Inc.
All Ages 04/30/2007
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4 Reviews  
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Books Recently Added to Karen's Bookshelf Ages Date Added
Books 1 - 4 of 9 from Karen's bookshelf, View all 9 books
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1. Life is Good and Other Reasons for Rhyme (Paperback)
    Author: Dave Manousos
    Illustrator: Dave Manousos
    Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing, LLC
Ages 4-8 11/11/2008
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Karen said: Great rhymes and illustrations.
tags: I'm reading , Inspired me , I recommend
5 Reviews  
2. Everland Volume I: Opal's Book of Winter (Paperback)
    Publisher: Romeo + Juliet Press
Young Adults 11/11/2008
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Karen said: Great story! Matching characters with real people is cool stuff. The young adults will like that.
tags: I'm reading , I recommend
4 Reviews  
3. Flotsam (Hardcover)
    Author: David Wiesner
    Illustrator: David Wiesner
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Ages 4-8 11/11/2008
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Karen said: Great illustrations! This book captures the attention to all ages.
tags: I recommend
2,677 Reviews  
4. Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons (Hardcover)
    Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
    Illustrator: Jane Dyer
    Publisher: HarperCollins
Ages 4-8 11/11/2008
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Karen said: Cute book about mannors.
tags: I read , I recommend
237 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Kathleen Rietz on 12/6/2008 at 12:31 PM:
Well, I am intrigued by your little "sneak peek"! I hope you get your novel finished and I hope it is a success. It is a great goal.
Comment by Diana Evans on 12/5/2008 at 9:52 PM:
Hi Karen...great sneak peak...thanks for the invite....What is the book all about? or is that a top secret....

Have a wonderful weekend....

Diana
Comment by irene brodsky on 11/27/2008 at 12:22 PM:
Hi Karen: I used to be a school secretary so I know how rewarding your job is. from Irene Brodsky
Comment by Ricardo Amado on 11/11/2008 at 6:30 PM:
Karen! So good to hear from you!! I'm glad you like Everland. And unfortunately no!! I won't be doing book signings any time soon!! At least not in the US. See I'm getting ready to go on what I guess you could call a "world tour"...in Iraq. But if you really like the books, you're welcome to subscri... more
Comment by Karen Kerr on 11/10/2008 at 8:06 AM:
I would like to give you a sneak preview of the novel I am currently working on.
Sneak Preview --
A pound on the door startled me. I must have dosed off for awhile. I thought that maybe if I ignored it, they'd go away. That didn't happen. Whoever it was, was about to break do... more
Comment by kit grady on 11/9/2008 at 8:45 PM:
Wow Great news about the book signing-
I bet everyone loved it- If you got any pictures at your signing event, post them.
That is so cool.
Kit
Comment by Maryam Tabatabaei on 9/26/2008 at 4:23 PM:
Thanks Karen for the encouragement! :-)
Comment by Maryam Tabatabaei on 9/18/2008 at 12:37 AM:
Hi Karen.

Thanks a lot! Am sure I'll have fun here :-)
Comment by Katie Stewart on 9/18/2008 at 12:02 AM:
Hi Karen, thanks for your comments on my illustrations.
I'm sure your daughter will love Australia. I live in the West, but Australians all over are a pretty friendly bunch.
Comment by kit grady on 9/17/2008 at 9:07 PM:
Way to go Karen,
Good luck on the Book Fair-
KIt
Comment by Kathy Flanary Nelson on 6/11/2008 at 10:07 PM:
Hi, Karen,
I'm new arond here too so can't offer much help in that area.
You said you encourage your children to write their own stories. Oh, very encouraging for them.
I have a daughter and I've been writing since her birth. She took notice, and now at the encourag... more
Comment by Ricardo Amado on 5/30/2008 at 8:01 PM:
Hi Karen. You'll know when my book comes out. First and foremost I'll encourage for people to ask their nearest bookstores to order it for them. After that they'll have the option of buying directly from me. And finally I'll post links of all the online stores carrying the book. My goal is exposure ... more
Comment by Amber Kingston on 5/29/2008 at 9:50 AM:
Hi Karen,
Welcome to JacketFlap! Thank you for your kind compliments about my illustrations. I hope you enjoy it here!
Comment by kit grady on 5/28/2008 at 2:01 PM:
Hi Karen,
So great to have you here at Jacketflap-This is a great place for resources and support. Fun too!
Take care,
Kit Grady
Comment by Ricardo Amado on 5/19/2008 at 3:11 PM:
Hi Karen. You really do inspire me to keep going every time you leave a comment and it actually means a lot more from someone like you when you tell me my writing is good than say when a friend or a family member does because of course they'll tell me "oh that's a nice story." Today I'm making the ... more
Comment by Ricardo Amado on 5/14/2008 at 9:12 PM:
Hi Karen,

I was looking into your publisher Lifevest Publishing's website but I don't see any way to make submissions or anything. How'd they work out for you? And let me know what you think of my story if you've gotten around to it so far.
Comment by Kathleen Rietz on 5/14/2008 at 12:39 AM:
Hi Karen - I love that you encourage kids to write! I encourage kids to draw!! Welcome!
Comment by Angela Cerrito on 5/13/2008 at 11:03 PM:
Hi Karen;
I'm so thrilled that you like ALMOST TWELVE.
I look forward to reading your poems too!

Best;
Angela
Comment by Diana Evans on 5/12/2008 at 11:39 PM:
Hi Karen...thank you so much for the thoughtful note.....it is a rough time but my art is really helping me cope with it....

Hope you have a wonderful day and please keep in touch...

Kindest Regards,
Diana
Comment by Ricardo Amado on 5/11/2008 at 8:50 PM:
Hi Karen. Thanks for letting me be your friend. I know how you feel about putting your own kids as characters in your stories. I did it unintentionally while I wrote my book in Iraq. Subconsciously I must have been absorbing what my wife would write to me about their personalities ans when I cam hom... more
Comment by Philomena O'Neill on 5/11/2008 at 4:40 PM:
Thank you for the nice comments on my illustration work Karen. Good look with your own projects.

Philomena
Comment by aaron pocock on 5/10/2008 at 12:35 AM:
Thanks for the lovely comments on my art
Karen... I will keep them coming, check my page from time to time. all the best with your books!
take care, Aaron.
Comment by Eric Hammond on 5/6/2008 at 9:33 PM:
Hello, Karen.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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