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Lane Smith

Author of It's a Book

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Lane Smith was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 25, 1959. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration from Art Center, College of Design in Pasadena, California. He moved to New York City and was hired to do illustrations for various publications including Time, Mother Jones, and Ms.. He is a children's book author and an illustrator. His titles with Jon Scieszka have included the Caldecott Honor winner The Stinky Cheese Man, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, Math Curse, and Science Verse. He wrote and illustrated Madam President, John, Paul, George and Ben, The Happy Hocky Family, The Happy Hocky Family Moves to the Country, It's a Book, and Grandpa Green. His other high profile titles include Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! by Dr. Seuss and Jack Prelutsky, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip by George Saunders, Big Plans by Bob Shea, and James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. He also served as conceptual designer on the Disney film version of James and the Giant Peach, Monsters, Inc. and the film adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! In 2017, he was awarded the Kate Greenway Medal for children¿s book illustration for There is a Tribe of Kids. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (Illustrator) 9,225 copies, 636 reviews
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (Illustrator) 5,698 copies, 216 reviews
Math Curse (Illustrator) 2,301 copies, 253 reviews
The Knights of the Kitchen Table (Illustrator) 1,815 copies, 40 reviews
The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy (Illustrator) 1,161 copies, 8 reviews
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! (Illustrator) 1,117 copies, 44 reviews
The Not-So-Jolly Roger (Illustrator) 1,084 copies, 14 reviews
Science Verse (Illustrator) 1,027 copies, 97 reviews
Tut, Tut #6 (Time Warp Trio) (Illustrator) 929 copies, 7 reviews
Your Mother Was a Neanderthal (Illustrator) 923 copies, 11 reviews
2095 (Illustrator) 867 copies, 10 reviews
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip (Illustrator) 737 copies, 28 reviews
Guys Write for Guys Read (Illustrator) 703 copies, 13 reviews
Summer Reading Is Killing Me! (Illustrator) 669 copies, 10 reviews
It's All Greek to Me (Illustrator) 651 copies, 7 reviews
Your Favorite Seuss (Classic Seuss) (Contributor) 619 copies, 6 reviews
Penguin Problems (Illustrator) 343 copies, 16 reviews
Seen Art? (Illustrator) 297 copies, 37 reviews
Half-Minute Horrors (Contributor) 245 copies, 22 reviews
A House That Once Was (Illustrator) 127 copies, 6 reviews
Son in Law [1993 Film] (Actor) 88 copies
Scary Stories to Read When It's Dark (Contributor) 87 copies, 2 reviews
The Mighty Ducks [1992 film] (Actor) 74 copies, 1 review
V: The Complete Series (Actor) 53 copies
The Scout [1994 film] (Actor) 16 copies

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Lane Smith has written and illustrated a bunch of stuff. Most recently Madam President and John, Paul,Ben and George which were both New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestsellers. His titles with Jon Scieszka have included the Caldecott Honor winner TheStinky Cheese Man. Lane's other high profile titles includeHorray for Diffendoffer Day! by Dr. Seuss and Jack Prelutsky and James and the Giant Peachby Roald Dahl. In 1996 Lane served as Conceptual Designer on the Disney film version of James and the Giant Peach.
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