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Otis by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis

Meet Otis, the friendly little tractor!

Now available as a board book.

Otis by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis

A special commemorative edition celebrating Otis’ 10th Anniversary!

Otis (Spanish Edition) by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis (Spanish Edition)

The Spanish translation of New York Times bestselling author/artist Loren Long’s unforgettable children’s classic.

Otis and the Puppy by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis and the Puppy

When a puppy gets lost, it's Otis to the rescue! Now available as a board book.

Otis and the Puppy by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis and the Puppy

When a puppy gets lost, it's Otis to the rescue!

Otis and the Kittens by Loren Long

Otis and the Kittens

Join Otis for a story of friendship and unlikely heroes!

Now available as a board book.

Otis and The Kittens by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis and The Kittens

Join Otis for a story of friendship and unlikely heroes!

Otis and the Animals Board Book Boxed Set by Loren Long

Otis and the Animals Board Book Boxed Set

Join Otis for two adorable board book adventures!

Otis and the Tornado by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis and the Tornado

A day on the farm turns frightening and stormy: it’s a tornado! 

Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis and the Scarecrow

On the farm where Otis lives, the farmer has introduced someone new—a scarecrow to shoo away the pesky crows.

Otis Gives Thanks by Loren Long, Loren Long

Otis Gives Thanks

Being thankful is a year-round blessing for Otis the tractor!

An Otis Christmas by Loren Long, Loren Long

An Otis Christmas

t’s Christmas eve on the farm where Otis and all of his friends live!

Otis's Busy Day by Loren Long

Otis's Busy Day

Join Otis and his farmyard friends for all kinds of fun. Now available in Step into Reading, the premier early reader line. 

What Does Otis See? by Loren Long, Loren Long

What Does Otis See?

Join Otis as he explores the many fun things there are to see on the farm! Now available in Step into Reading, the premier early reader line.

Meet Loren Long

Loren Long
Photo: © Pete Comparoni

Loren Long grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. He pursued graduate-level studies at the American Academy of Art in Chicago after graduating with a BA in Graphic Design/Art Studio from the University of Kentucky. After graduation, Long worked as an illustrator for a greeting card company in Cincinnati before beginning his career as a freelance illustrator.  Since then, Long has received numerous accolades for his fluid WPA painting style. He has been awarded two gold medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York, and has been frequently selected for their annual exhibition and book. His work has also appeared in many other major annual exhibitions held by such prestigious journals and magazines as American Illustration, Communication Arts, Step-By-Step Graphics and Print. Long’s clients include Time, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Boy’s Life, Land’s End, Sports Illustrated, and HBO. He has also illustrated book covers for numerous publishers and has recently concentrated on illustrating books for young readers, where his work has garnered much recognition and praise.

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