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Carol Chu

Carol Chu - Designer

I am a book designer by day and an illustrator by evening. I have over 15 years of professional design experience.

Overview

I am an award-winning designer of best-selling books, with over 15 years of professional design experience.
By day I am a creative director at a publishing company where I've art directed and designed hundreds of books and by evening I am a freelance designer and illustrator.

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Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books Comics & Graphic Novels Poetry Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
DIY & Crafts Entertainment Finance & Accounting Health & wellbeing True Crime

Portfolio (13 selected works)

The Testing (The Testing Trilogy Book 1)

Joelle Charbonneau

It’s graduation day for sixteen-year-old Malencia Vale, and the entire Five Lakes Colony (the former Great Lakes) is celebrating. All Cia can think about—hope for—is whether she’ll be chosen for The Testing, a United Commonwealth program that selects the best and brightest new graduates to become possible leaders of the slowly revitalizing post-war civilization. When Cia is chosen, her father ... read more

It’s graduation day for sixteen-year-old Malencia Vale, and the entire Five Lakes Colony (the former Great Lakes) is celebrating. All Cia can think about—hope for—is whether she’ll be chosen for The Testing, a United Commonwealth program that selects the best and brightest new graduates to become possible leaders of the slowly revitalizing post-war civilization. When Cia is chosen, her father ... read more

Independent Study (The Testing Trilogy Book 2)

Joelle Charbonneau

In the series debut The Testing, sixteen-year-old Cia Vale was chosen by the United Commonwealth government as one of the best and brightest graduates of all the colonies . . . a promising leader in the effort to revitalize postwar civilization. In Independent Study, Cia is a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas—and though the government has tried to eras... read more

In the series debut The Testing, sixteen-year-old Cia Vale was chosen by the United Commonwealth government as one of the best and brightest graduates of all the colonies . . . a promising leader in the effort to revitalize postwar civilization. In Independent Study, Cia is a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas—and though the government has tried to eras... read more

Graduation Day (The Testing Trilogy Book 3)

Joelle Charbonneau

She wants to put an end to the Testing In a scarred and brutal future, The United Commonwealth teeters on the brink of all-out civil war. The rebel resistance plots against a government that rules with cruelty and cunning. Gifted student and Testing survivor, Cia Vale, vows to fight.But she can't do it alone. This is the chance to lead that Cia has trained for – but who will follow? Plunging t... read more

She wants to put an end to the Testing In a scarred and brutal future, The United Commonwealth teeters on the brink of all-out civil war. The rebel resistance plots against a government that rules with cruelty and cunning. Gifted student and Testing survivor, Cia Vale, vows to fight.But she can't do it alone. This is the chance to lead that Cia has trained for – but who will follow? Plunging t... read more

Mary Poppins: 80th Anniversary Collection

Dr. P. L. Travers

Since the 1934 publication of Mary Poppins, stories of this magical nanny have delighted children and adults the world over. In honor of the book’s 80th anniversary comes this lush collection that includes the first four tales by P. L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shepard: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, and Mary Poppins in the Park. Featuring a gilded cover... read more

Since the 1934 publication of Mary Poppins, stories of this magical nanny have delighted children and adults the world over. In honor of the book’s 80th anniversary comes this lush collection that includes the first four tales by P. L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shepard: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, and Mary Poppins in the Park. Featuring a gilded cover... read more

Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom from the World of Curious George

H. A. Rey

For more than seventy-five years, the world of Curious George has delighted readers with its playful charm and deceptively simple wisdom. Fans of the Keep Calm and Carry On craze will find comfort in this Georgified version of the popular book format. Each inspiration is humorously accompanied by an illustration from the original works of H. A. Rey’s Curious George books. Sure to make readers ... read more

For more than seventy-five years, the world of Curious George has delighted readers with its playful charm and deceptively simple wisdom. Fans of the Keep Calm and Carry On craze will find comfort in this Georgified version of the popular book format. Each inspiration is humorously accompanied by an illustration from the original works of H. A. Rey’s Curious George books. Sure to make readers ... read more

Curious George: 75th Anniversary Edition

H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

This treasured classic is where it all began, seventy-five years ago, for the curious, lovable monkey, Curious George. In this anniversary edition of the original book, George meets the man in the yellow hat in the jungle and goes to live in a new home, but—oh, what happened! Though trying to be good, George is still very curious and takes a swim in the ocean, escapes from jail, and goes for a... read more

This treasured classic is where it all began, seventy-five years ago, for the curious, lovable monkey, Curious George. In this anniversary edition of the original book, George meets the man in the yellow hat in the jungle and goes to live in a new home, but—oh, what happened! Though trying to be good, George is still very curious and takes a swim in the ocean, escapes from jail, and goes for a... read more

The Little Prince 70th Anniversary Gift Set (Book/CD/Downloadable Audio)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes." Few books have been as universally cherished as The Little Prince, the haunting, lyrical fable that explores the very meaning of life. This deluxe seventieth anniversary gift set includes a hardcover book with the original full-color illustrations, along with two audio CDs (and exclusive download) of the unabr... read more

"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes." Few books have been as universally cherished as The Little Prince, the haunting, lyrical fable that explores the very meaning of life. This deluxe seventieth anniversary gift set includes a hardcover book with the original full-color illustrations, along with two audio CDs (and exclusive download) of the unabr... read more

The Little Prince Coloring Book: Beautiful images for you to color and enjoy...

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

This magical coloring book features original illustrations and memorable quotes from Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s masterpiece, The Little Prince. The delicate and highly detailed line illustrations are waiting to be brought to life with your favorite colored pencils or fine markers. Little Prince fans of all ages will find pleasure in this sophisticated and creative book.

This magical coloring book features original illustrations and memorable quotes from Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s masterpiece, The Little Prince. The delicate and highly detailed line illustrations are waiting to be brought to life with your favorite colored pencils or fine markers. Little Prince fans of all ages will find pleasure in this sophisticated and creative book.

The Little Prince Deluxe Pop-Up Book (with audio)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

After being stranded in a desert after a crash, a pilot comes in contact with a captivating little prince who recounts his journey from planet to planet and his search for what is most important in life. For over sixty-five years Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic, The Little Prince, has captured readers' hearts. The whimsical story with a fairy tale feel has sold over 3 million copies in all ... read more

After being stranded in a desert after a crash, a pilot comes in contact with a captivating little prince who recounts his journey from planet to planet and his search for what is most important in life. For over sixty-five years Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic, The Little Prince, has captured readers' hearts. The whimsical story with a fairy tale feel has sold over 3 million copies in all ... read more

When Mischief Came to Town

Katrina Nannestad

In the tradition of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES and PIPPI LONGSTOCKING comes a heart-warming novel about love, family, grief, joy and the power of laughter and imagination. When Inge Maria arrives on the tiny island of Bornholm in Denmark to live with her grandmother, she's not sure what to expect. Her grandmother is stern, the people on the island are strange, and children are supposed to be seen an... read more

In the tradition of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES and PIPPI LONGSTOCKING comes a heart-warming novel about love, family, grief, joy and the power of laughter and imagination. When Inge Maria arrives on the tiny island of Bornholm in Denmark to live with her grandmother, she's not sure what to expect. Her grandmother is stern, the people on the island are strange, and children are supposed to be seen an... read more

The Pink Dress

Anne Alexander

A hurt leg kept Susan Stevens sidelined at the Halloween dance, and the flu ruled her out of the Christmas ball, but nothing can keep her away from the Peppermint Prom. Sue is ready to make her Taft Junior High debut, and she'll be wearing a perfect pink dress. The prom is as elegant as a fairytale, and it doesn't take long for Sue to meet her prince. Dave Young is dashing, graceful, with an a... read more

A hurt leg kept Susan Stevens sidelined at the Halloween dance, and the flu ruled her out of the Christmas ball, but nothing can keep her away from the Peppermint Prom. Sue is ready to make her Taft Junior High debut, and she'll be wearing a perfect pink dress. The prom is as elegant as a fairytale, and it doesn't take long for Sue to meet her prince. Dave Young is dashing, graceful, with an a... read more

Polar Express 30th anniversary edition

Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a b... read more

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a b... read more

Curious George Classic Collection

H. A. Rey

Seventy-five years ago, H. A. and Margret Rey introduced us to Curious George. This handsome slipcased anniversary set includes all seven classic tales: Curious George, Curious George Takes a Job, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Learns the Alphabet, and Curious George Goes to the Hospital, as well as a Curious George birthda... read more

Seventy-five years ago, H. A. and Margret Rey introduced us to Curious George. This handsome slipcased anniversary set includes all seven classic tales: Curious George, Curious George Takes a Job, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Learns the Alphabet, and Curious George Goes to the Hospital, as well as a Curious George birthda... read more

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