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Abe Lincoln's Dream

written & illustrated by Lane Smith

Roaring Brook Press

From the bestselling author of It's a Book comes a funny, touching tale about the legacy of America's greatest president.  When a schoolgirl gets separated from her tour of the White House and finds herself in the Lincoln bedroom, she also discovers the ghost of the great man himself. Together they embark on a journey across the country to answer Lincoln's questions and quiet his concerns about the nation for which he gave his life. This wholly original tale is signature Lane Smith; Abe Lincoln's Dream is funny, touching, and surprising in a way only possible from this master picture book creator.

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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.

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Children's Review: Abe Lincoln's Dream by Lane Smith. Roaring Brook, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-59643-608-4
The 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
- Publishers Weekly

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  • written & illustrated by Lane Smith

  • 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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Abe Lincoln's Dream

written & illustrated by Lane Smith

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