News & Events

  • New for 2016-BABY BEAR'S NOT HIBERNATING

    Announcing Lynn's picture book BABY BEAR'S NOT HIBERNATING with sweet illustrations by Teri Weidner, published by Down East Books, coming October 1, 2016--the story of a baby black bear who tries to stay up all winter long with his friends owl, moose, and hare. Black bear facts are included in the backmatter.

    Baby Bear cover

  • New for 2016-BELLA'S FALL COAT

    Announcing Lynn's picture book BELLA'S FALL COAT, a story about Bella who wants fall--the leaves, the apples, the geese, and her favorite coat--to last and stay forever, but Bella's Grams knows that's not always possible. Susan Gal's vibrant collage illustrations bring fall to life! Published by Disney-Hyperion and coming September 6. 2016.

    Bellas Fall Coat-cover

  • New for 2016-MAXI'S SECRETS (or, what you can learn from a dog)

    Announcing Lynn's first middle grade novel, MAXI'S SECRETS (or, what you can learn from a dog). about a giant deaf puppy and his small boy Timminy, set in Maine and published by Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin on August 23, 2016. See link above to read a sample and for reviews.

    MAXI cover

  • New for 2016-YOU'RE DOING THAT IN THE TALENT SHOW?!

    The second Penelope the hippo and Tiny the mouse adventure continues in You're Doing THAT in the Talent Show?! The best friends need to agree on an act for the school's talent show--chaos ensues as shown in Sue Cornelison's fun illustrations with a dramatic 4-page fold out at the end! Published by Disney-Hyperion and available now.

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  • CHECK OUT THIS SITE’S VIDEO READ-ALOUDS

    Fun, interactive! More coming in the future, but for now, you can find videos for the following books: At One, The Blizzard Wizard, The Dump Man’s Treasures, The First Feud, Moose, of Course! A Mountain of Mittens , Only Cows Allowed, and Pigs in the Mud. Plus you'll find a video interview with Donn Fendler on the Lost Trail page.

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  • MAXI'S SECRETS signing/reading at BOOKS N THINGS in Norway

    Wednesday, 24th August, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Books N Things, 430 Main St. Norway, ME 04261

    Join Lynn at this reading/signing for her new middle grade novel about a deaf dog and his boy set in Maine--MAXI'S SECRETS--at Books N Things in Norway. Also, Lynn's picture book BELLA'S FALL COAT is being released early and will be available at this event. For questions or to reserve autographed copies, call the store at 207-739-6200.

  • MAXI'S SECRETS event at THE BRIAR PATCH in BANGOR to benefit BANGOR HUMANE SOCIETY

    Thursday, 25th August, 2016 @ 3:00pm -
    The Briar Patch, 27 Central St. Bangor, ME 04401

    Lynn will be signing and reading, MAXI'S SECRETS, her middle grade novel about a deaf Great Pyrenees at The Briar Patch in Bangor. This event will benefit the Bangor Humane Society. Also, Lynn's picture book BELLA'S FALL COAT is being released early and will be available at this event. For questions or to reserve autographed copies, call the store at 207-941-0255.

  • OFFICIAL LAUNCH-MAXI'S SECRETS on NATIONAL DOG DAY at BARNES & NOBLE-AUGUSTA to benefit the KENNEBEC VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY

    Friday, 26th August, 2016 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Barnes & Noble, 9 Marketplace Drive, Augusta, ME 04330

    PRIZES! WOOF! WOOF! August 26th is NATIONAL DOG DAY and Lynn and Maxi plan to celebrate MAXI'S SECRETS BOOK LAUNCH in style at Barnes & Noble in Augusta. Booksales ALL that day will benefit the Kennebec Valley Humane Society (when checking out simply ask that your purchase benefit KVHS). The evening event will include a reading, photo board to bring in and post photos of your favorite dogs/furry friends #maxiandfriends, plus PRIZES (free Skype visits for your favorite classroom, art prints of the cover of Maxi's Secrets, and dog goodies--MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN). Also, Lynn's picture book BELLA'S FALL COAT is being released early and will be available at this event. For questions or to reserve autographed copies, call the store at 207-621-0038.

  • Signing at DESIGNING WOMEN ART SHOW at Longfellow's Greenhouses in Manchester

    Saturday, 27th August, 2016 @ 9:30am - 4:00pm
    Longfellow's Greenhouses, 81 Puddledock Rd Manchester, ME 04351

    Lynn will be signing at the DESIGNING WOMEN ART SHOW at Longfellow's Greenhouses in Manchester. Her three newest books: You're Doing THAT in the Talent Show?! Maxi's Secrets (or, what you can learn from a dog), and Bella's Fall Coat will be available for sale by Children's Book Cellar. Two other authors will be signing as well: Lea Wait and Wendy Ulmer plus there will be lots of great pottery, clothing, jewelry, and more. Held rain or shine (inside a greenhouse if rainy).

  • MIDDLE GRADE AUTHOR PANEL to benefit Falmouth Memorial Library Builidng Project

    Saturday, 10th September, 2016 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth, ME 04105

    At Falmouth High School, a panel of five of Maine's middle grade novelists will share insights about their process and books plus answer questions. Authors include: Megan Frazer Blakemore, Jennifer Jacobson, Carrie Jones, Cynthia Lord, and Lynn Plourde. This ticketed event will benefit the Falmouth Memorial Library Building Project. Books by each author will be available for sale and autographing after the talk. For questions, contact the library at 207-781-2351.

  • BANGOR BOOK FESTIVAL

    Saturday, 15th October, 2016
    Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St, Bangor, ME 04401

    Lynn will do an interactive reading of her newest picture books: BELLA'S FALL COAT and BABY BEAR'S NOT HIBERNATING at the BANGOR BOOK FESTIVAL--further details to come.

  • HOMETOWN reading & signing at The Children's Cottage

    Saturday, 22nd October, 2016 @ 10:00am -
    The Children’s Cottage, 66 Water St. Skowhegan, ME 04976

    Lynn will be "going home" to Skowhegan and doing a double event for her four 2016 books at The Children's Cottage. At 10 am, for younger children, she will read from and sign her newest picture books: You're Doing THAT in the Talent Show?! Bella's Fall Coat, and Baby Bear's NOT Hibernating. Then at 1:00 pm, for older children, she will be reading from and answering questions about her middle grade novel Maxi's Secrets (or, what you can learn from a dog). For questions or to reserve autographed books, call 207-660-5495.

  • HOMETOWN reading & signing at The Children's Cottage

    Saturday, 22nd October, 2016 @ 1:00pm -
    The Children’s Cottage, 66 Water St. Skowhegan, ME 04976

    Lynn will be "going home" to Skowhegan and doing a double event for her four 2016 books at The Children's Cottage. At 10 am, for younger children, she will read from and sign her newest picture books: You're Doing THAT in the Talent Show?! Bella's Fall Coat, and Baby Bear's NOT Hibernating. Then at 1:00 pm, for older children, she will be reading from and answering questions about her middle grade novel Maxi's Secrets (or, what you can learn from a dog). For questions or to reserve autographed books, call 207-660-5495.

  • WINDHAM FAMILY LITERACY FUN DAY

    Saturday, 05th November, 2016 @ 10:00am -
    Windham Primary School, 404 Gray Road, Windham, ME

    10th Annual Family Literacy Fun Day will invite back authors from previous years, including Lynn. More details to come.