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Lana Lynn Howls at the Moon
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Lana Lynn Howls at the Moon

by Rebecca Van Slyke
illustrated by Anca Sandu

An adventurous sheep tries to take a walk on the wild side and encounters more than she expected.

Lana Lynn is an intrepid sheep. The other members of her flock are content to nibble grass in the pasture, sip water from the pond, and nap in the meadow. But not Lana Lynn. She wants… adventure!

So one night, when the moon is high and the other sheep are asleep, she finds a disguise and dashes into the wild woods to see what life is like as a wolf. It’s fun to run through the wild woods, stay up very late, and howl at the Moon—but is life with the wolf pack everything it seems?

Rebecca Van Slyke’s charming depiction of experiencing new things is accented by Anca Sandu’s humorous illustrations.

Format: Hardcover
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-68263-050-1
Publication Date: 9/1/2019
Page Count: 32
Size: 8″ x 10″
Age Range: 4 – 8
Language: English
F&P: L, Gr 2, Genre F
Lexile: 530L
Themes: Independence, Security, Loyalty
BISAC 1: JUV039060 JUVENILE FICTION/Social Themes/Friendship
BISAC 2: JUV001000 JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC 3: JUV025000 JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / Farm & Ranch Life


Storytelling World Resource Awards (Honor, Stories for Young Listeners) ―Storytelling World magazine, 2020

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Meet the Author

Rebecca Van Slyke

Rebecca Van Slyke studied marine biology at Olympic Community College, received a teaching degree from Western Washington University, and got an MFA in writing for children from Vermont College of Fine Arts. The author of several books for young readers, she teaches second grade. You can visit her website here.

Meet the Illustrator

Anca Sandu

Anca Sandu was born in Romania and studied children’s illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, in Cambridge, England. She works as a freelance designer, and Churchill’s Tale of Tails was her first picture book. She lives in Oregon. You can visit here website here.