Lynne Jonell





Lynne Jonell

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born
Little Falls, Minnesota, The United States
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Lynne Jonell is the author of three novels and seven picture books for children, published by Henry Holt and Penguin/Putnam. Her first novel, Emmy & the Incredible Shrinking Rat, won the Minnesota Book Award, and her most recent novel, The Secret of Zoom, is a Junior Library Guild Selection. Her books have received starred reviews in Horn Book, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Sesame Street Parents, and have been published in eight languages. She teaches writing at the Loft Literary Center, is married and has two sons, and lives in Plymouth, Minnesota. She will launch a new chapter book series with Random House in 2010, beginning with Hamster Magic, and is currently working on the third in the Emm...more


Average rating: 3.82 · 5,295 ratings · 697 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
Emmy and the Incredible Shr...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 3,634 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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The Secret of Zoom
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 699 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Emmy and the Home for Troub...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Hamster Magic (Magical Mix-...
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3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 250 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Emmy and the Rats in the Be...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 157 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Lawn Mower Magic (Magical M...
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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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I Need a Snake
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Grasshopper Magic (Magical ...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Mommy Go Away!
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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When Mommy Was Mad
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2002
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Emmy (3 books)
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Magical Mix-Ups (3 books)
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3.3186119873817033 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 317 ratings

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“If my love must be a rodent, then shall I be anything but a rat?”
Lynne Jonell, Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat
tags: love, rats

“It's hard to say no to a grown-up lady who smiles at you.”
Lynne Jonell, Grasshopper Magic

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