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Donna Lukas

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Lukas lives in Chicago.

Biography: Donna Lukas and Tereasa Surratt have been co-creators and friends for many years, first working together as part of a creative team at Ogilvy & Mather advertising firm. The Forever Tree is their first picture book and is inspired by a very special tree on the Camp Wandawega property. The summer camp has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, Today, NPR, and HGTV, as well as in the Wall Street Journal and Martha Stewart Living, among others.

  • """The Forever Tree"""
  • -- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children


Selected Titles

The Forever Tree
ISBN: 0553523929 OCLC: 986993592

"When a beloved tree gets sick, the human and animal communities work together to give it a new life."--