Karate Kid


By Rosanne L. Kurstedt

Illustrated by Mark Chambers

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Gain mindfulness, focus, and inner strength while learning karate moves with a goat kid!

A goat kid loves to do karate! And he is sure to inspire young kids to try karate as well. Follow Goat as he goes through the major stances and karate moves, teaching readers to channel focus and strength through each pose. Karate Kid‘s simple, measured, and meditative text is complemented by playful yet instructive illustrations by Mark Chambers to teach youngsters how to get involved in karate–and to have fun while doing so, too.


On Sale
Sep 3, 2019
Page Count
40 pages
Running Press Kids

Rosanne L. Kurstedt

About the Author

Rosanne Kurstedt, PhD, is currently the Assistant Regional Advisor of the New Jersey Chapter of the SCBWI. When not writing children’s books, she’s an adjunct professor at Hunter College and the Associate Director of READ East Harlem/Hunter College. She’s the author of 100+ Growth Mindset Comments (Newmark Learning, 2018) and co-author of Teaching Writing with Picture Books as Models (Scholastic, 2000). Additionally, Rosanne is the founder of The Author Experience, a 501(c)(3) organization that works to support the literacy growth of students in communities facing economic challenges.

Agnes Saccani has had creative passions and hobbies since childhood, including drawing, crafts, and photography. She picked up digital illustration as a hobby a few years ago and soon found her childish soul drawn to the world of children's books. Agnes pulls inspiration from cartoons, animated movies, childhood memories, nature, and art. Her style features cute and funny characters that help kids fall in love with books. Agnes is from Hungary and resides in Italy.

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Mark Chambers

About the Illustrator

Mark Chambers is an author and illustrator of children’s picture books and young fiction. He studied Illustration at the University of London. In 2017, he was shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards, and in 2013 for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Since then Mark has illustrated a wealth of picture books and young fiction. In 2013, he won the Sheffield Children’s Picture Book Award and was also highly commended in the young fiction category. Mark currently lives and works in Lincoln, United Kingdom.

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