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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 by For 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 single book. And […]

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 feeling of improvisation and […]

Review of Frank and Lucky Get Schooled

Frank and Lucky Get Schooled by Lynne Rae Perkins; 
illus. by the author Primary    Greenwillow    32 pp. 6/16    978-0-06-237345-8    $17.99 Frank is having a terrible, horrible, no good etc. day, but then he gets Lucky — a pooch from the pound who becomes Frank’s faithful companion in the business of learning about the world. The […]

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 by Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins’s Nuts to You […]

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 sees looking at a […]