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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

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

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

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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