About the Author
Lane Smith is a bestselling author and illustrator best known in the UK for IT'S A BOOK (978-0-330-54402-3), his wonderfully observed picture book which provides a playful examination of print as a medium in the modern age. Lane's most recent picture book offering for Macmillan is the poignant and touching GRANDPA GREEN (978-1-4472-1835-7) in which a grandpa's memories are told to his grandson through the shapes of his trees. Lane is a huge star in his native US where his picture books regularly feature at the top of the New York Times bestseller list. He lives in a small town in rural Connecticut with his wife, Molly, a picture book designer.