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Cynthia Lord

Cynthia Lord is the Newbery Honor author of Rules and other middle-grade novels.

Her first picture book, Hot Rod Hamster, inspired a bestselling series about a speed-loving hamster that also includes early reader books. Her chapter-book series, Shelter Pet Squad, appeared on the American Booksellers Association’s ABC Best Books for Children list.

Cindy lives in Maine with her husband, John Bald, their children, and a collection of beloved animals, including three rabbits (so far!).


Borrowing Bunnies

Written by Cynthia Lord; photographs by John Bald; illustrations by Hazel Mitchell
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord likes fostering rabbits—or, as she fondly calls it, “borrowing bunnies.” This is the heartwarming true story of the author’s own journey with two very special...

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