Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan M. Graunke  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Non-Fiction



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Graunke lives in Barrington.

Biographical and Professional Information

Nico & Lola is a joint venture between friends Susan M. Graunke and Meggan Hill-McQueeney, Graunke is the photographer and McQueeney is the author. The book tells the story of Hill-McQueeney's son Nico and the shared kindness that exists between him and Graunke's dog, Lola.

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-- *Midwest Connections Pick, First Place at the New York Book Festival, Gold Medal Winner at the Moonbeam Book Awards, Gold Medal Winner of the Mom's Choice Award for Children's picture book, won the Aurthur Frederick Jones Award, won a Gold Medal for the Benjamin Franklin Award at Book Expo America, ''Nico & Lola''