From School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1—Lottie is a little girl with lots of personality and an overabundant imagination. She lives in a house directly across from a park and has plenty of adventures both indoors and out. She also seems to spend a fair share of her days in timeout in the quiet chair, but nothing keeps her down. Charming watercolor artwork and a playful text introduce readers to this vivacious child and her endlessly entertaining world.
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About the Author
Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last
, and Toning the Sweep
. The First Part Last
was also the recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award. She is also the author of the novels Looking for Red
and A Certain October
. Her books for younger readers include the Coretta Scott King Honor Book When I Am Old with You
, illustrated by David Soman; Wind Flyers
and I Dream of Trains
, both illustrated by Loren Long; and Lottie Paris Lives Here
and its sequel Lottie Paris and the Best Place
, both illustrated by Scott M. Fischer. Additional picture books include A Sweet Smell of Roses
, Just Like Josh Gibson
, The Day Ray Got Away
, and All Different Now
. In recognition of her outstanding talent, Angela was named a 2003 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Kent, Ohio. Visit her at AJohnsonAuthor.com.
Scott M. Fischer is a painter by birth, a musician by training, and a storyteller by choice. Best known as the author/illustrator of JUMP!
, he is also the illustrator of Twinkle
, the New York Times
bestselling Peter Pan in Scarlet
, Lottie Paris Lives Here
, and Lottie Paris and the Best Place
. Scott lives with his wife, daughter, and a menagerie of animals in Belchertown, Massachusetts.