“Kids can’t be dogs, but Ben and Aggie let them know they can be readers.” (Horn Book Starred review.) ‘ Punk Wig discusses cancer while managing to be realistic, touching and humorous.’ (Cancer Care Connection) “A loving tribute to brothers everywhere; may Sam’s stories continue. ‘(Kirkus Reviews) A literacy advocate, Lori creates fun to read books for children.
Lori’s career began through Highlights Foundation with a scholarship to their Annual Chautauqua Writing Workshop in 2002. She wrote her first book right there that week under Chautauqua’s spell. “Super Sam” was taken by her reader, an editor at Charlesbridge, and was published in 2004. Currently, Lori has six books. She lives in Oregon with her husband