Pax and Blue

Written and Illustrated by Lori Richmond  |  Simon & Schuster

One thing is for sure. Pax is the littlest everywhere he goes. In school. At playtime. On the train. Then Pax meets a pigeon at the park—he names him Blue and makes a friend who knows what it’s like to be small. And understanding each other can lead to the best friendships.

  • School Library Journal Popular Pick
  • "A sprightly debut." —The New York Times
  • "Speaks volumes about being a good friend." —Publishers Weekly



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Bunny’s Staycation (Mama’s Business Trip)

Written and Illustrated by Lori Richmond  |  Scholastic

Mama's suitcase is packed for an important business trip. But it's Mama's turn to read bedtime stories! Bunny does not like Mama leaving one bit. If he can just figure out how to keep her home...or maybe he can go with her! But Papa and Bunny have a better idea. They set off on a grand adventure...in the living room. And kitchen. And bathtub. Bunny's Staycation is the perfect book for every family with travel-for-work Mamas or Papas. Kids and parents will laugh, cheer, and celebrate the wonders -- and happy challenges -- faced by families who are juggling the joys of stay-at-home fun and business trips.


A Hop Is Up

Written by Kristy Dempsey, Illustrated by Lori Richmond  |  Bloomsbury

Wiggly, giggly preschoolers will love the action in this picture book with its catchy sequence of movements and directions -- hop up, bend down, spin round, jump over -- that are endlessly fun! A young boy and his energetic puppy take a walk in their neighborhood, where they encounter and interact with lots of friends along the way!

  • Keystone State Reading Association Award Nominee
  • "The illustrations are really what drive this exuberant tale." —School Library Journal
  • "A read-aloud winner." —Kirkus Reviews



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Written by Tim Kubart, Illustrated by Lori Richmond  |  HarperCollins

"Nancy Inteli at HarperCollins has acquired world rights to Grammy award-winning children's musician and Sunny Side Up TV host Tim Kubart's debut picture book, OOPSIE-DO, illustrated by Lori Richmond, which shows kids how to shrug off everyday blunders and turn frustration into giggles." Read the full announcement at Publishers Weekly.


Skelly’s Halloween

Written by David Martin, Illustrated by Lori Richmond  |  Macmillan/Henry Holt

"Henry Holt has acquired world rights to David Martin's SKELLY'S HALLOWEEN, about a skeleton whose costume idea for Halloween has unexpected results, to be illustrated by A HOP IS UP illustrator Lori Richmond." Read the full announcement at Publishers Weekly.