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New York Times Best-Selling Author Known for the "Otis" Series and for Illustrating Barack Obama's Children's Books

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Loren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books "Otis," "Otis and the Tornado," "Otis and the Puppy" and "An Otis Christmas."

He is the No. 1 New York Times best-selling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book "Of Thee I Sing," the re-illustrated edition of "The Little Engine That Could" by Watty Piper and "Mr. Peabody’s Apples" by Madonna.

Loren grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, in the 1970s. He attended the University of Kentucky and had five different majors in five years of college. He took every art class they offered, and at the end of his junior year, he decided to try to be a professional artist.

By the end of college, he had gotten the bug to be an illustrator. However, he didn’t feel ready for a career in the illustration field, so he went to The American Academy of Art in Chicago.

His first job as an illustrator was at a greeting card company, which he held for about four years.

He then worked for nearly ten years as a freelance illustrator for mostly editorial clients such as Sports Illustrated, Time, Reader’s Digest and Forbes.

He began getting calls to do book covers for mostly YA novels and eventually an editor called him to do his first picture book, "I Dream of Trains" by Angela Johnson.

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Otis and the Scarecrow

Otis and the Scarecrow

An Otis Christmas

An Otis Christmas

Otis and the Puppy

Otis and the Puppy

Otis and the Tornado

Otis and the Tornado

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Loren Long

New York Times Best-Selling Author Known for the "Otis" Series and for Illustrating Barack Obama's Children's Books

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Loren Long Biography

Loren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books "Otis," "Otis and the Tornado," "Otis and the Puppy" and "An Otis Christmas."

He is the No. 1 New York Times best-selling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book "Of Thee I Sing," the re-illustrated edition of "The Little Engine That Could" by Watty Piper and "Mr. Peabody’s Apples" by Madonna.

Loren grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, in the 1970s. He attended the University of Kentucky and had five different majors in five years of college. He took every art class they offered, and at the end of his junior year, he decided to try to be a professional artist.

By the end of college, he had gotten the bug to be an illustrator. However, he didn’t feel ready for a career in the illustration field, so he went to The American Academy of Art in Chicago.

His first job as an illustrator was at a greeting card company, which he held for about four years.

He then worked for nearly ten years as a freelance illustrator for mostly editorial clients such as Sports Illustrated, Time, Reader’s Digest and Forbes.

He began getting calls to do book covers for mostly YA novels and eventually an editor called him to do his first picture book, "I Dream of Trains" by Angela Johnson.

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    Booking fees for Loren Long, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Loren Long, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Loren Long?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Loren Long for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Loren Long for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Loren Long or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Loren Long or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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