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From the bestselling author of It's a Book comes a funny, touching tale about the legacy of America's greatest president.
Children's Review: Abe Lincoln’s Dream by Lane Smith. Roaring Brook, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-59643-608-4The device of a conversation between a schoolgirl and Lincoln’s ghost could have been a clumsy gimmick, but Smith (Grandpa Green) executes it with casual grace. Riffing on a piece of trivia—that White- Publishers Weekly
Lane Smith is author and illustrator of the national bestsellers It's a Book, John, Paul, George & Ben, and Madam President, as well as the Caldecott Honor book Grandpa Green. He has illustrated books by Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl, Jack Prelutsky, Florence Parry Heide, and Jon Scieszka, including The Stinky Cheese Man, for which he received a Caldecott Honor award. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, book designer Molly Leach.
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