Information about Jim Harris picture books.  Jim Harris Children’s Books Home Page Jim Harris – Biography of a Children’s Book Illustrator.  Information for students about becoming a children’s book illustrator. Advice for Students about the Writing Process from Picture Book Author and Illustrator, Jim Harris Art Tips and Techniques for Students Learning to Illustrate Children’s Picture Books Day by Day in the Life of a Children’s Book Illustrator.  Information for kids about a typical day in the life of picture-book illustrator. Illustrating a Picture Book, Start to Finish.  Jim describes the ins and outs of illustrating children’s picture books.  Advice for students about the skills needed for an illustration job. Frequently Asked Questions about becoming a children’s picture book illustrator.  Best-selling illustrator Jim Harris gives helpful facts for students about everyday life as an illustrator. Activities for Kids From Jim Harris Books.  Student writing and math activities based on characters from Jim’s picture books. Email Jim Harris.  Contact email for teacher information requests, student questions, reader comments, and just saying hi. Link to Pages about Jim Harris Fantasy Paintings, Caricatures, Portrait Art, and Sports Illustration.

Take a peek at the funny Cajun characters Jim Harris is creating for the newest Cajun fractured fairytale:  Jacques and de Beanstalk.

Print out some coloring pages of Jim Harris animal characters.  Have fun coloring and painting an actual picture-book sketch.


Jim's Greeting Cards

Something cheerful...  Something cute... 

Something funny...  What will suit?

‘Jackrabbit Makes His Boast’  from the Southwestern fairy tale, The Tortoise and The Jackrabbit,  illustrated by Jim Harris.


Choose a card that fits how you feel!


1. Print your card on regular 8 ½ x 11 inch paper, 

2. Fold in half...    And half again

3. Sign...

4. And send! 



‘You’re My Cookie Monster’ Greeting Card featuring the Jim Harris Mouse from Ten Little Puppies. ‘I’m Falling For You’ Greeting Card featuring the rock-climbing poodle from Ten Little Puppies. ‘I’m Sorry You Had a Bad Day’ Greeting Card featuring Mort the Koala from The Trouble With Cauliflower.


‘Being Friends With You… Makes Me Happy’ Greeting Card featuring Badger and Mouse from Rapunzel, illustrated by Jim Harris.



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