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Abe Lincoln's Dream

by Lane Smith
Illustrator Lane Smith

Roaring Brook Press | October 16, 2012 | Hardcover

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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.


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.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 10.82 × 8.82 × 0.38 in

Published: October 16, 2012

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1596436085

ISBN - 13: 9781596436084

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Abe Lincoln's Dream

by Lane Smith
Illustrator Lane Smith

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 10.82 × 8.82 × 0.38 in

Published: October 16, 2012

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1596436085

ISBN - 13: 9781596436084

About the Book

From the bestselling author of "It's a Book" comes a funny, touching tale about the legacy of America's greatest president. Full color.

From the Publisher

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.

About the Author

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.

Editorial Reviews

A picture book that transforms the 16th president from a seemingly austere, severe figure into a sympathetic character. . . Smith adds a sense of whimsy through his creative use of fonts and the witty tone of the narrative.