Butter Bean Books is dedicated to creating quality, well-illustrated interactive stories to grow children's imaginations and help them learn. Our books are also great tools for teachers with support material for engaging children in the classroom and meeting curriculum requirements.
Watch for new additions to our book and product list as we publish new works.
Butter Bean Books is a division of Groundwater Publishing Inc. and Groundwater Communications Inc
Darcy Polny is an accomplished artist, award-winning illustrator and children's book author with a great imagination. Jelly Bean Jake - Full of Beans was Darcy's first children's book based on some of his own experiences as a child. He has a formal art education from the Alberta College of Art and is a fine artist exhibiting rich pastels and poignant acrylic paintings at various Canadian art galleries. With 18+ years as a partner in Groundwater Communications, a graphic design firm, his diverse experience in life and art have given Darcy the depth and talent to write and illustrate his children's books.