LOREN LONG

Picture Book Illustrator & Author

Welcome!

It's a privilege to create art and stories for children and the adults that read to them.
Take a look around, and be sure to click into the media section for some personal insights into my work.
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Otis!

Books

Otis and the Kittens

Otis and the Kittens

Little Tree

Little Tree

Otis and the Scarecrow

Otis and the Scarecrow

An Otis Christmas

An Otis Christmas

Otis and the Puppy

Otis and the Puppy

Otis and the Tornado

Otis and the Tornado

Of Thee I Sing

Of Thee I Sing

Otis

Otis

Nightsong

Nightsong

Drummer Boy

Drummer Boy

Angela and the Baby Jesus

Angela and the Baby Jesus

Toy Boat

Toy Boat

Wind Flyers

Wind Flyers

The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

Mr. Peabody’s Apples

Mr. Peabody’s Apples

I Dream of Trains

I Dream of Trains

The Day the Animals Came

The Day the Animals Came

My Dog, My Hero

My Dog, My Hero

Sluggers Chapter Book Series

Sluggers Chapter Book Series

About

About LorenLoren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas and Otis and the Scarecrow.

He is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book Of Thee I Sing, the re-illustrated edition of The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna.  Loren's Little Tree, is a picture book for all ages.

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Events

Loren's Events!

 

Otis and the Kittens Tour Fall 2016

September 20

Watermark Books and Cafe

Wichita, KS

6:00PM

September 21

Woodneath Library Center Mid-Continent Public Library

Kansas City, MO

4:30PM

Sept. 22 through 24

Plum Creek Literary Festival

Seward, NE

September 25

Kings English Bookstore

Salt Lake City, UT

2:00PM

September 26

Bookworks Inc.

Albuquerque, NM

4:30PM

September 27

Hicklebees Childrens Bookstore

San Jose, CA

3:00PM

September 28

Linden Tree Books

Los Altos, CA

4:00PM

September 29

Copperfields Books

Petaluma, CA

4:00PM

October 1

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Amherst, MA

2:00PM

October 2

Sparta Books

Sparta, NJ

12:00PM

October 4

Books and Books

Grand Cayman

3:00PM

October 15

Books By the Banks

Cincinnati, OH

http://booksbythebanks.org

Media

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Archive

Babe Ruth: The Called Shot—Official World Series Program, 2002 - client: Major League Baseball
Eight Ball, Corner Pocket -personal work
Cassius Clay: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee - client: Sports Illustrated
The Babe - personal work
Bailey’s Boys - client: Sports Illustrated
Batman (What Mothers Need to Know About Sons) - client: Reader’s Digest
Black Clouds Over Slieve Bernagh - client: Henry Holt
Coney Island (My Mother’s Smile) - client: Reader’s Digest
Flashdance - client: Delta Airlines — Sky Magazine
Frogland - client: Dellas Graphics Calendar
The Heart of the Greyhound — Cincinnati Heart Mini-Marathon Poster - client: Cincinnati Chapter, American Heart Association Gold Medal Winner, Society of Illustrators
Harlem Slow Dance - client: Dellas Graphics Calendar
Charlie Hayden - client: Atlantic Monthly
The Herring Chokers - client: Boy’s Life
Shoeless Joe - client: Holiday Inn Express Navigator Magazine
Miles’ Song — book jacket - client: Houghton Mifflin
1869 Red Stockings - personal work
The Prevailing Human Spirit (9-11) - Included in Society of Illustrators Prevailing Human Spirit Show; Chosen to hang in the lobby of the United Nations Building
Stella’s World - personal work
The Sweet Science - personal work Gold Medal Winner, Society of Illustrators
The Tee Shot - personal work
The Dream - client: Reader’s Digest
Eureka! — Christmas Catalog Cover - client: Land’s End
Wood-Fired American Cuisine — restaraunt mural - client: Marve Cooper & Associates

Contact

Thank you for your interest. Due to my hectic schedule, I am no longer able to answer e-mails. However, you can always send a letter to my mailbox:

Loren Long
P.O. Box 43038
Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

 

Agent

Writers House
Steven Malk - Agent
smalk@writershouse.com


School Visits, Book Fairs, Conferences:

Dayton Bookings
Jean Dayton
Phone 812.824.5017
jean@daytonbookings.com
www.daytonbookings.com