Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Meggan Hill-McQueeney  

Pen Name: Meggan Hill

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;


Illinois Connection

Hill-McQueeney lives in Barrington.

Biographical and Professional Information

Nico & Lola is a joint venture between friends Meggan Hill-McQueeney and Susan M. Graunke, McQueeney is the author and Graunke is the photographer. The book tells the story of Hill-McQueeney's son Nico and the shared kindness that exists between him and Graunke's dog, Lola.


Nico & Lola

Midwest Connections Pick

First Place at the New York Book Festival

Gold Medal Winner, Moonbeam Book Awards

Mom's Choice Award for Children's picture book

Aurthur Frederick Jones Award

Benjamin Franklin Award, Book Expo America

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Nico & Lola :
ISBN: 0615230407. OCLC Number: 318879549

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Young Nico searches for ways to be kind while caring for his Aunt Sue's pug dog, Lola.