LOREN LONG

Picture Book Illustrator & Author

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It's a privilege to create art and stories for children and the adults that read to them.
Take a look around, and be sure to click into the media section for some personal insights into my work.
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Otis!

Books

LOVE

LOVE

Good Day, Good Night

Good Day, Good Night

Otis and the Kittens

Otis and the Kittens

Little Tree

Little Tree

Otis and the Scarecrow

Otis and the Scarecrow

An Otis Christmas

An Otis Christmas

Otis and the Puppy

Otis and the Puppy

Otis and the Tornado

Otis and the Tornado

Of Thee I Sing

Of Thee I Sing

Otis

Otis

Nightsong

Nightsong

Drummer Boy

Drummer Boy

Angela and the Baby Jesus

Angela and the Baby Jesus

Toy Boat

Toy Boat

Wind Flyers

Wind Flyers

The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

Mr. Peabody’s Apples

Mr. Peabody’s Apples

I Dream of Trains

I Dream of Trains

The Day the Animals Came

The Day the Animals Came

Sluggers Chapter Book Series

Sluggers Chapter Book Series

My Dog, My Hero

My Dog, My Hero

About

About LorenLoren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas and Otis and the Scarecrow.

He is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book Of Thee I Sing, the re-illustrated edition of The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna.  Loren's Little Tree, is a picture book for all ages.

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Events

Loren's Events!

 

LOVE Tour

January 9, 2018

Books Are Magic at 6 pm

Brooklyn, NY

January 10, 2018

[words] Bookstore at 4 pm

Maplewood, NJ

January 11, 2018

Flyleaf Books at 6 pm

Chapel Hill, NC

January 13, 2018

Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 11 am

Cincinnati, OH

January 16, 2018

Giddens School at 7 pm Hosted by Third Place Books

Seattle, WA

January 17, 2018

Hicklebee’s at 6:30 pm

San Jose, CA

January 18, 2018

Manhattan Beach Library at 6 pm Hosted by Pages

Los Angeles, CA

January 20, 2018

BookPeople at 11:30 am

Austin, TX

January 21, 2018

Dallas Museum of Art at 1:30 pm

Dallas, TX

January 27, 2018

Philadelphia Free Library at 1 pm

Philadelphia, PA

January 28, 2018

Politics & Prose at 3:00 PM

Washington, D.C.

January 29, 2018

Little Shop of Stories at 6:30 pm

Atlanta, GA

January 30, 2018

Athens-Clarke County Library @ 6:30 pm Hosted by Avid Bookshop

Athens, GA

January 31, 2018

Nashville Public Library at 6:15 pm

Nashville, TN

February 3, 2018

Bookworm Book Festival

Houston, TX

February 4, 2018

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School at 1 pm Hosted by Best of Books

Edmond, OK

February 10, 2018

Tattered Cover at 2 pm

Denver, CO

February 12, 2018

Boulder Public Library at 6 pm Hosted by Boulder Book Store

Boulder, CO

Media

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Archive

Babe Ruth: The Called Shot—Official World Series Program, 2002 - client: Major League Baseball
Eight Ball, Corner Pocket -personal work
Cassius Clay: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee - client: Sports Illustrated
The Babe - personal work
Bailey’s Boys - client: Sports Illustrated
Batman (What Mothers Need to Know About Sons) - client: Reader’s Digest
Black Clouds Over Slieve Bernagh - client: Henry Holt
Coney Island (My Mother’s Smile) - client: Reader’s Digest
Flashdance - client: Delta Airlines — Sky Magazine
Frogland - client: Dellas Graphics Calendar
The Heart of the Greyhound — Cincinnati Heart Mini-Marathon Poster - client: Cincinnati Chapter, American Heart Association Gold Medal Winner, Society of Illustrators
Harlem Slow Dance - client: Dellas Graphics Calendar
Charlie Hayden - client: Atlantic Monthly
The Herring Chokers - client: Boy’s Life
Shoeless Joe - client: Holiday Inn Express Navigator Magazine
Miles’ Song — book jacket - client: Houghton Mifflin
1869 Red Stockings - personal work
The Prevailing Human Spirit (9-11) - Included in Society of Illustrators Prevailing Human Spirit Show; Chosen to hang in the lobby of the United Nations Building
Stella’s World - personal work
The Sweet Science - personal work Gold Medal Winner, Society of Illustrators
The Tee Shot - personal work
The Dream - client: Reader’s Digest
Eureka! — Christmas Catalog Cover - client: Land’s End
Wood-Fired American Cuisine — restaraunt mural - client: Marve Cooper & Associates

Contact

Thank you for your interest. Due to my hectic schedule, I am no longer able to answer e-mails. However, you can always send a letter to my mailbox:

Loren Long
P.O. Box 43038
Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

 

Agent

Steven Malk
smalk@writershouse.com

Writers House


School Visits, Book Fairs, Conferences:

Phil Bildner

hello@theauthorvillage.com

https://theauthorvillage.com/