Books by Lynn Manuel

THE TROUBLE WITH TILLY TRUMBLE by Lynn Manuel
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"A portion of the royalties from this sketchy but engaging animal-adoption story will go to PETA. (Picture book. 6-8)"
After years of scouring flea markets and yard sales, Tilly Trumble has filled her house and yard with stained, broken-down chairs—all but a special spot in front of the fire that she's saving for a "four-legged scruffy old thing that was really something else." Read full book review >
THE CHRISTMAS THINGAMAJIG by Lynn Manuel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"The spreads that include both timeframes connect gracefully through various shared connecting devices: open doors, an old tree with spreading branches, or an open window, linking the past to the present. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A young girl named Chloe is reluctant to enjoy Christmas because of her beloved grandmother's recent death in this bittersweet, well-told story. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT THE MOON BLEW KISSES by Lynn Manuel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"The swirling colored- pencil illustrations in shades of blue, green, and purple capture both the warm relationship of the adult and child and the cool enchantment of snow and moonlight. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Manuel's gentle first book looks at the closeness between a grandmother and granddaughter and at the beauty of nature on a moonlit winter night. Read full book review >