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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbara Lehman  

Pen Name: None

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Born: in Chicago, IL

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Illinois Connection

Ms. Lehman was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ms. Lehman attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She currently resides in Philmont, New York.


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Titles At Your Library

A Chartreuse Leotard in a Magenta Limousine: And Other Words Named After People and Places A Chartreuse Leotard in a Magenta Limosine
ISBN: 0786820020

Disney-Hyperion. 1995

A compilation of eponyms and toponyms, words derived from the names of people or places, includes histories of everyday words with unusual sources.

Christmas Cookies!: A Cookbook with Cookie Cutters
ISBN: 076361632X

Candlewick. 2003

What could be a homier holiday tradition than making Christmas cookies? Bakers young and old will find all they need in this inviting, illustrated cookbook - including the cookie cutters.


Here is a charming holiday cookbook that is sure to turn an aromatic pastime into a favorite family ritual. Clearly presented and cheerfully illustrated, these seventeen creative recipes - from shortbread to snickerdoodles to stained-glass Christmas trees - are accented with useful tips and intriguing bits of Christmas lore. (Did you know that candy canes represent the staffs held by shepherds at the Nativity?) What’s more, each spiral-bound book comes with three brightly colored plastic cookie cutters, so that eager bakers can roll up their sleeves and start in right away!

The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book)
ISBN: 0618428585

HMH Books for Young Readers. 2004

This book is about a book. A magical red book without any words. When you turn the pages you’ll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story.Winning a Caldecott Honor for its

illustrations of rare detail and surprise, The Red Book crosses oceans and continents to deliver one girl into a new world of possibility, where a friend she’s never met is waiting. And as with the best of books, at the conclusion of the story, the journey is not over.

Museum Trip
ISBN: 0618581251

HMH Books for Young Readers. 2006

Museums: filled with mysterious, magical art and curiosities? Or secrets? And what might happen if a boy suddenly became part of one of the mind-bending exhibits? Join the fun in Museum Trip, by Barbara Lehman, the author-illustrator of the Caldecott Honor–winning The Red Book.

Rainstorm
ISBN: 0618756396

HMH Books for Young Readers. 2007

It can be lonely sometimes on a rainy day in a big house with no one else around and there’s only the quiet to keep you company. But if you find a key, a mysterious key, that leads you to an unexpected place . . . chances are your afternoon is about to get a lot more interesting.

Christmas Cookies!: A Holiday Cookbook
ISBN: 0763635154

Candlewick. 2007

What could be a homier holiday tradition than making Christmas cookies? Find everything you need in this inviting, illustrated cookbook.

Here is a charming holiday cookbook that is sure to turn an aromatic pastime into a favorite family ritual. Clearly presented and cheerfully illustrated, these seventeen recipes — from shortbread to snickerdoodles to stained-glass Christmas trees — are accented with useful tips and intriguing bits of Christmas lore (like the notion that candy canes represent the staffs held by shepherds at the Nativity). Young bakers will be eager to roll up their sleeves and start in!

Trainstop
ISBN: 061875640X

HMH Books for Young Readers. 2008

A ride on the train is exciting. There’s always something new to see, even if you’ve been there before.
But some train rides are better than others . . .

What if a train took you somewhere else entirely? What if the doors opened in a strange, new place? This is one train stop you won’t want to miss!


Awards

-- *Caldecott Honor Book, ''The Red Book''