Erik Brooks




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Erik Brooks

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Erik has been drawing for as long as he can remember, and making books since the early part of the 21st century.

He is particularly fascinated by polar bears and the art of the picture book. He has, however, happily contributed his illustrations to a number of fine and dandy early chapter books about dinosaurs and monkeys, so don't write him off as an arctic specialist :)

Erik's latest book (ahem) is POLAR OPPOSITES (which has arctic AND antarctic characters) and 2011 is the year that he plans to get savvy about things like goodreads.com, twitter, super awesome imovie book trailers, and the magic of social networking!

If it all gets too overwhelming, he'll just try to keep making good books for kids.

Pure and simple: I need to keep some distance from the daily news barrage. I'll keep up on things for sure, but via small and measured doses and not so much in reaction to repeatedly crazy things...
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Average rating: 3.78 · 1,064 ratings · 245 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
Polar Opposites

3.81 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Practically Perfect Paj...

3.68 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2000
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Later, Gator!

3.74 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2016
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Slow Days, Fast Friends

3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2005
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Octavius Bloom and the Hous...

3.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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Who Has These Feet?

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"Polar Opposites teaches children about all types of opposites. As I read it to my preschool students, they pointed out something different each time. There are the obvious opposites: big vs. tiny; shaggy vs. smooth; getting up late vs. rising earl..." Read more of this review »
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