Lucy Knisley

About the Author

Lucy Knisley is a critically acclaimed and award-winning comic creator. She lives in Chicago with her husband, son, and their cat, Rhino. Lucy grew up in New York, where she spent time reading comics, working with her mom in a catering kitchen, and running a booth at farmers markets. Stepping Stones is her first graphic novel for kids and is the first in a series all about Peapod Farm! You can learn more about Lucy at

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Additional Activities

About Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books is a book group for 4th graders, offered by NOLS in collaboration with schools in Clallam County. Students, including homeschool students, can sign up through their teachers to participate and receive a free copy of each book. From November through March, Library staff will hold book discussions with participating classrooms.