George Ella Lyon
has written many books for young readers, including the award-winning picture book You and Me and Home Sweet Home
, illustrated by Stephanie Anderson, which was named an Honor Book for the Jane Addam’s Award; All the Water in the World
, illustrated by Katherine Tillotson and a Cheerios Spoonful of Stories selection; The Pirate of Kindergarten
, illustrated by Lynne Avril and recipient of the Schneider Award; Mother to Tigers
and No Dessert Forever!
, both illustrated by Peter Catalanotto; Trucks Roll!
, illustrated by Craig Frazier; and Planes Fly!
, illustrated by Mick Wiggins. Her novel, Sonny’s House of Spies
, earned two starred reviews and was nominated for a Kentucky Bluegrass Award. George Ella lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. You can visit her at GeorgeEllaLyon.com