Incredible Me!

Incredible Me!

By Kathi Appelt; Philemon Sturges; G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060286224, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 2003


Join a rambunctious child as she exuberantly celebrates all the wonderful qualities that make her special -- her nose, her toes, her ears, herself!

Award winners Kathi Appelt and G. Brian Karas team up to create this joyous tribute to the wonders of being ... ME!

About the Author
Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the National Book Awardfinalist "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp", "Keeper", and many picture books including "Counting Crows". She has two grown children and lives in Texas with her husband. Visit her at

Philemon Sturges was an architect and the author of several books for children, including I Love Trains!, I Love Trucks!, I Love Planes!, I Love School!, and I Love Bugs!

G. Brian Karas has illustrated many children s books, including "Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!" And "Tippy-Tippy-Tippy, Hide! "by Candace Fleming; "Incredible Me" by Kathi Appelt; the High-Rise Private Eyes series by Cynthia Rylant; and "Ivan "by Catherine Applegate, which was a "New York Times "bestseller. His books have been named ALA Notables, Booklist Editor Choices, SLJ Best Books, and Boston Globe Horn Book Honor books. He lives in upstate New York. Visit him online at

Praise For Incredible Me!

Appelt’s joyful tale underscores the message that there is something wonderful to cherish in everyone.
-Kirkus Reviews

Karas imbues his cartoon-style illustrations with the energy of the very young.

Together, writer and artist show how mcuh fun it is to watch a child discover herself.

Bouncy rhymes and energetic illustrations combine to create an ode to individuality.
-School Library Journal