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Meggan Hill-McQueeney

Pen Name: Meggan Hill

Connection to Illinois: Hill-McQueeney lives in Barrington.

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

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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

Nico & Lola :
ISBN: 0615230407 OCLC: 318879549

Young Nico searches for ways to be kind while caring for his Aunt Sue's pug dog, Lola.