If You Are a Kaka... Illustrations and Layout Designs

Illustrations and interior page layout designs created for the nonfiction picture book "If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo" (Tilbury House Nature Books, May 2016). This nonfiction picture book teaches kids about the different ways animals use poop to survive in the wild. All illustrations ©Sara Lynn Cramb. Page layout and cover designs ©Tilbury House Publishers. Cover design by Kathy Squires. Recognition for "Kaka" 2017 ILA-CBC Children’s Choices list, Awarded to “If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo” by a cooperative project of the International Literacy Association (ILA) and the Children’s Book Council. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2017 list, Awarded to “If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo” by a cooperative project of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Children’s Book Council. Best Informational Books for Younger Readers in 2016 list, Recommended “If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo”, by the Chicago Public Library. 2016 EUREKA! Awards: Honorable Mention, Awarded to “If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo” by the Excellence in Children’s Nonfiction award committee.

Black-capped chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Sample spread layout from picture book.
Silver-spotted skipper Epargyreus clarus
Sample spread layout from picture book.
Gidgee skink Egernia stokesii
Sample spread layout from picture book.
Antlion Myrmeleon
Sample spread layout from picture book.
Southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons: Using cubic poop to claim his territory. 
Ozark blind cave salamander Eurycea spelaea: Snacking on protein-rich grey bat droppings.
Kaka Nestor meridionalis meridionalis: Eating honeydew produced by scale insects.
Hoopoe Upupa epops: Young hoopoes using poop to defend themselves from a red fox.
Golden tortoise beetle Charidotella sexpunctata: Using it's poop shield to defend against a black carpenter ant.
Common waxbill Estrilda astrild: Disguising it's nest from predators with serval scat.
MacGregor’s bowerbird Amblyornis macgregoriae: Putting on a display for a female.
Brown-throated three-toed sloth Bradypus variegatus: Climbing down from the trees for it's weekly poop.
Cast of Characters spread layout from picture book.
Front cover.
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