Lane Smith papers, undated,
1 boxes (0.20 cubic feet)
Language: Collection materials in
This collection consists of a dummy and
original art from two children's book publications illustrated by Lane Smith.
Minnesota. Children's Literature Research Collections.
Access and Use
Gift of Smith, Lane. Original print was purchased with funds from the
Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration
with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and
may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to
storage areas by staff members.
Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials.
Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the
copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
Lane Smith papers, Children's Literature Research Collection,
University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.
Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.
Lane Smith was born on August 25, 1959 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and grew up
in Corona, California. He graduated with a B.F.A. in Illustration from the Art
Center College of Design in Pasadena, California; afterwards he moved to New
York City to illustrate for multiple publications including
Time, Ms. , and Mother
Jones . Smith is married to Molly Leach, who is a book designer. Smith is
a four-time recipient of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award, and in
2012 was named a Carle Honor Artist for lifelong innovation in the field of
Lane Smith and Jon Scieczka have teamed together to write and
illustrate a number of children's books. The publication The True Story of the Three Little Pigs won the 1989 New
York Times Book Review Best Books of the Year mention, the 1989 American
Library Association's Notable Children's Book citation, and the Maryland
Black-Eyed Susan Picture Book Award. The Stinky Cheese
Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales , published in 1992, was a School
Library Journal Best Book of the Year, an American Library Association Notable
Children's Book, and a Rhode Island Children's Book Award.
Collection Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of manuscript materials and original art,
including one oil painting and one dummy related to two children's book
publications from 1989 and 1992.
For manuscript materials of publications illustrated by Lane Smith
that are written by Jon Scieczka, please refer to the finding aid for the Jon
- This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog
of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about
related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these
- Smith, Lane
- Scieczka, Jon
- Fairy tales --
- Wolves --
- Pigs --
- Wolves --
- Swine --
- oil painting
Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid
Original art, oil, 2013
( 1 item ) Box 1 , Folder 6
True Story of the 3 Little Pigs,
Dummy, undated Box 1 , Folder 1