Author & Illustrator

Lane Smith


Lane Smith is the award-winning author of Grandpa Green, It’s a Book, There Is a Tribe of Kids, and his most recent, A Perfect Day, among others. In 2012, the Eric Carle Museum named him a Carle Artist for “lifelong innovation in the …

Tomorrow Most Likely
A House That Once Was
Giraffe Problems
I'm Just No Good at Rhyming
A Perfect Day
There Is a Tribe of Kids
Penguin Problems
Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads
Lulu and the Brontosaurus
Grandpa Green

Most Popular Lane Smith Books

    The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
    Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith
    The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
    Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith
    Giraffe Problems
    Lane Smith, Jory John
    Lulu and the Brontosaurus
    Judith Viorst, Lane Smith
    Penguin Problems
    Jory John, Lane Smith
    Math Curse
    Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

Book Stats


All Lane Smith Books

2019Tomorrow Most LikelyDave Eggers40
2018A House That Once WasJulie Fogliano48
2018Giraffe ProblemsJory John42
2017I'm Just No Good at RhymingChris Harris192
2017A Perfect DayLane Smith32
2016There Is a Tribe of KidsLane Smith40
2016Penguin ProblemsJory John32
2014Kid Sheriff and the Terrible ToadsBob Shea32
2012Lulu and the BrontosaurusJudith Viorst113
2011Grandpa GreenLane Smith32
2008Madam PresidentLane Smith40
2006John, Paul, George & BenLane Smith40
1998Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!Dr. Seuss, Jack Prelutsky64
1996The True Story of the 3 Little PigsJon Scieszka32
1995Math CurseJon Scieszka32
1992The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid TalesJon Scieszka56
1987Halloween ABCEve Merriam28


Jon Scieszka
Jory John
Judith Viorst
Dave Eggers
Bob Shea
Dr. Seuss
Jack Prelutsky
Chris Harris
Eve Merriam
Julie Fogliano

Book Dedications by Lane Smith

  • For Caroline and Zane Oakley
    Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads
  • To Molly, Secretary of Design
    Madam President