You’re here, and we’re happy.

Welcome to the world of Gnat & Corky where every child has a voice, a story, and the power to change the world. We are an artist and writer duo who create things that inspire creativity, kindness, inclusion, and bravery in people of all ages.

Enter a world where mushrooms sing, the clouds roar, and all the colors and sights of childhood imagination come alive.

Book Series

Open here! There’s something for everyone. The Gnat & Corky Series is based on the spirit of real children. Each book delivers a message to young readers through the voice of their peers.

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Teaching Guides

Bring Gnat & Corky into your classroom for inspiration, motivation, and social and emotional support (SEL). Download Gnat & Corky’s discussion guide, activities, and parent materials for FREE!

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The Creative Duo

Gnat & Corky are a unique pair. Gnat has a degree in art therapy and is a watercolor artist. Corky is an improv instructor, actress and writer. Learn more about this fun author/illustrator duo.

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