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Lee LoBue

Connection to Illinois: LoBue lives in Carlinville.

Biography: Lee LoBue started writing out of his passion for storytelling and as a way to put his imagination into words. Growing up in rural Illinois, he often found himself in the outdoors exploring nature and letting the surroundings come to life around him (which continues today). His work as a writer has primarily focused on children's stories often with quirky characters, animals, lessons to learn, and fun to be had. As a proud parent himself, Lee uses his experiences as a girl dad to make his stories more engaging and relatable to kids and parents alike. ​


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Sleepy Dinosaur and the Bad Case of the Bedtime ROARS!
ISBN: 9781737154402 OCLC:

Self Published 2021

It's bedtime for Sleepy Dinosaur, but each time she yawns, she lets out a big roar, keeping everyone awake. She must find a way to fall asleep. -- Adapted from back cover.