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Review of Little Bird

Little Bird by Cynthia Voigt; illus. by Lynne Rae Perkins  Intermediate    Greenwillow    336 pp.    g 9/20    978-0-06-299689-3    $16.99  e-book ed.  978-0-06-299691-6    $8.99  In her latest animal fantasy, Voigt returns to the Old Davis Farm, a territory she has explored in three previous books (most recently Toaff’s Way, rev. 9/18). Little Bird is a curious...
      

Review of The Museum of Everything

The Museum of Everything by Lynne Rae Perkins; illus. by the author Primary    Greenwillow    40 pp.    g 5/21    978-0-06-298630-6    $17.99 In this big, noisy world, a museum, even if it’s only in one’s imagination, is a place of quiet contemplation. With this absorbing and original picture book, Perkins offers a...
      

Rule Breakers: Stepping Off the Hamster Wheel

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I was thirty-one years old. I had two fine arts degrees, both in printmaking. “Printmaking?” an acquaintance once commented. “That’s like having a degree in dressage.” In terms of usefulness or relevance, he meant. Or employability. I was onto something now, though, working at a graphic design and typesetting business...
      

Lynne Rae Perkins Talks with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here.Sponsored byFor the education-minded among you, let me just say about Frank and Lucky Get Schooled that I don't think I've seen more Core Standards introduced in a...
      

Frank and Lucky Get Schooled

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In many of the books we look at for this blog, the illustrator has created virtuosic art that looks as if it required a lot of time and skill. Perkins, on the other hand, makes it look easy.As far as I can tell, all of Lynne Rae Perkins's work has a...
      

Fall 2014 Publishers’ Preview: Five Questions for Lynne Rae Perkins

This interview originally appeared in the September/October 2014 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Fall Publishers’ Preview, a semiannual advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions.Sponsored byNewbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins’s...
      

Two Potholders: What I Learned from Lynne Rae Perkins

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by Virginia DuncanI am the proud owner of two potholders handmade by Lynne Rae Perkins. One of them is quilted; the other, woven. I adore them. They are the kind of potholders that beg to be used — both beautiful and utilitarian. But I can’t cook. I was one of...
      

2006 Newbery Medal profile of Lynne Rae Perkins

by Virginia Duncan“I am always surprised at what she sees looking at a view,” says Lynne Rae’s husband, Bill. “I see this and that, and Lynne starts to go on about, maybe, the power line towers, which I didn’t even register as being in the picture.” Surprised at what she...
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