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Lane Smith - Author

Lane Smith is the creator of a shelf of books, including the New York Times bestselling It's a Book and its companion, It's a Little Book. The beautiful Caldecott Honor-winning Grandpa Green can also be found there alongside his brilliantly quirky collaborations with John Scieszka: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. He has also illustrated Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and collaborated on the conceptual design of the Disney movie adaptation. In 2012, the Eric Carle Museum named him a Carle Artist for "lifelong innovation in the field of children's picture books" and in 2014 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Illustrators. He also illustrated the exquisitely beautiful There Is a Tribe of Kids. Lane Smith and his wife, the designer Molly Leach, live in a small town in rural Connecticut, USA.

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A Perfect Day
Lane Smith
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month May 2018 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award Award winning Lane Smith celebrates the simple delights of Cat who loves the warmth of the sun, and Dog who loves the cool...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2018
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Grandpa Green
Lane Smith
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017 | Award-winning Lane Smith recreates the life story of a much-loved great-grandfather through wonderful illustrations of topiary in this beautiful and touching tribute. Memories of his childhood include his love of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedThere is a Tribe of Kids
Lane Smith
Winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 | Award-winning Lane Smith's stunning illustrations create a delight of a story which imaginatively and vaguely hints at a pre-historic time and brings it vividly to life. A single child dressed in...
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Format: Paperback | Released 23/03/2017
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A Perfect Day
Lane Smith
Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award In this follow up to the beautiful There Is a Tribe of Kids, Lane Smith's bright and fresh artwork combines with his sharp wit and enormously appealing characters to create a story full...
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Format: Hardback | Released 23/02/2017
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Reader ReviewedThere is a Tribe of Kids
Lane Smith
Winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017 | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, May 2016 Award-winning Lane Smith's stunning illustrations create a...
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Format: Hardback | Released 12/05/2016
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It's a Little Book
Lane Smith
A playful exchange between an uninformed young donkey and a book-loving young ape brings Lane Smith's bestselling It's a Book to an even younger audience. This fun and satisfying board book is perfect for small hands, so now the...
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Format: Board book | Released 09/05/2013
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It's a Book!
Lane Smith
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Let's hear it for the book! A great joke lies at the heart of this story about the battle between old and new technologies. Jackass cannot get his head round...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2012
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It's a Book!
Lane Smith
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. Let's hear it for the book! A great joke lies at the heart of this story about the battle between old and new technologies. Jackass cannot get his head round...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/03/2011
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Author's Blog

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