Lynne Marie is the new Editorial Director of Spork Books, who will also be creating the new Dancing Flamingo Press Imprint. She is the author of Hedgehog Goes to Kindergarten - art by Anne Kennedy (Scholastic 2011), Hedgehog's 100th Day of School – art by Lorna Hussey (Scholastic 2017), The Star of the Christmas Play -- art by Lorna Hussey (Beaming Books 2018), Moldilocks and the 3 Scares -- art by David Rodriguez Lorenzo (Sterling 2019 and Scholastic 2019)  and  Let’s Eat! Mealtime Around the World -- art by Parwinder Singh (Beaming Books 2019) and others forthcoming. She’s also the Owner and Administrator of and an Editor/Spotlight Features Columnist at Children's Book Insider as well as a Cybils Fiction Picture Book Judge since 2017. When she’s not cruising around the world in search of stories, she lives on a lake in South Florida with her family, a Schipperke named Anakin and several resident water birds. Visit her at

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