Toy and the Twister by Gillian King-Cargile

Toy and the Twister

Written by Gillian King-Cargile
Illustrated by


Toy and the Twister by Gillian King-Cargile


The Toy and the Twister is a colorful adventure into the heart of a tornado that will take the fear out of a terrifying situation and help keep kids safe! Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere, Engineer

The Midwest Book Review

About the Author

Gillian King-Cargile is director of Northern Illinois University s STEM Read program (, which introduces young readers to the science, technology, engineering, and math concepts behind popular fiction. She holds a BA in film production and an MFA in creative writing from Southern Illinois University, and lives with her husband and daughter in DeKalb, Illinois. Kevin Krull holds a BFA in illustration from Northern Illinois University. His illustrations have appeared in Creative Quarterly and have been shown in the Chicago area. He loved to color when he was a kid, and obviously he never quite grew up he lives in Westmont, Illinois, where he continues to draw and color all day long.

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36 pages


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Northern Illinois University Press

Publication date

6th May 2016



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