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Lane Smith

  • 5 stars across 17 books
    Jory John is the author of the picture books I Will Chomp You! and Quit Calling Me a Monster!, both illustrated by Bob Shea, and Goodnight Already! and I Love You Already!, illustrated by Benji Davies. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel, The Terrible Two, and the bestseller All My Friends Are Dead, among many other books. He lives in San Francisco, USA. Find Jory online at joryjohn.com and on Twitter as @joryjohn.

    Lane Smith has written and illustrated a number of novels and picture books for children, including the two Caldecott Honor titles, Grandpa Green and The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Stories. He was a 2014 recipient of a Society of Illustrators Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2017 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, and was named an Honor Artist by the Eric Carle Museum. He lives with his wife, book designer Molly Leach, in rural Connecticut, USA. Find Lane online at lanesmithbooks.com.
    16th October 2014

    The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

    As for that huffing and puffing stuff? A big lie. A Wolf was just trying to borrow a cup of sugar to make his poor old g... More

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    20th August 1993

    The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

    Jon Scieszka introduces some really stupid off-the-wall fairy tales including: `Chicken Licken', `The Princess and... More

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    22nd February 2018

    It's a Book

    What's the cure for digital fatigue? It's a Book . A wry exchange between an IT-savvy donkey, a book-loving ape ... More

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    23rd May 2013

    Inaho Kitab (it's a Book)

    When a tech-savvy donkey comes across a monkey reading a book he questions him about what technological specifications i... More

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    26th April 2016

    There Is a Tribe of Kids

    Winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 Did you ever want to waddle with a colony of penguins? Wriggle wi... More

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    2nd August 2012

    Grandpa Green

    Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a boy who lived on a farm and a child who had chickenpox. He was a soldie... More

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    31st July 2015

    A Perfect Day

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    1st March 2012

    It's a Book

    A wry exchange between an IT-savvy donkey, a book-loving ape and a mouse forms this playful and light-hearted look at ... More

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    1st May 2013

    It's a Little Book

    A playful exchange between an uninformed young donkey and a book-loving young ape brings Lane Smith's bestselling IT'S A... More

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    26th April 2017

    Return to Augie Hobble

    Augie Hobble lives in a fairy tale or at least Fairy Tale Place, the down-on-its-luck amusement park managed by his fath... More

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