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Lauren Castillo

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Lauren Castillo received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor winning book Nana in the City, and the new early chapter book series Our Friend Hedgehog. Lauren has also illustrated several critically acclaimed picture books, including Kirkus Prize finalist Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera, Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley, and Yard Sale by Eve Bunting. She currently draws and dreams in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.




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Nana in the City

4.09 avg rating — 2,453 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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The Troublemaker

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Melvin and the Boy

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Christmas Is Here

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