Lori Nichols is the author and illustrator of the award-winning picture book Maple. Its companion books include Maple & Willow Together, Maple & Willow Apart, and Maple & Willow’s Christmas Tree. She also illustrated Go Sleep in Your Own Bed! by Candace Fleming.
Lori’s debut book, Maple, won the Giverny Award and was selected to represent the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in 2015 and 2016. Both Maple and Maple & Willow Together were named a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year.