Lynne Avril is the illustrator of over 80 books for children, including the young "Amelia Bedelia" series by Herman Parish (Greenwillow Books), and the "Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse" series by Rebecca Janni (Dial Books). She won the Schneider Family Book Award from the ALA in 2011 for "The Pirate of Kindergarten" by George Ella Lyon. You can find out more at lynneavril.com.
Lynne describes her dot, "My dot is actually a photo of the floor of my studio, under my drafting table. My art is covered with little dots and so is my studio floor! I LOVE splattering paint!"
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