Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robin Luebs  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1949 in Terre Haute, Indiana

-- Website --
-- Robin Luebs on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Luebs lives in Urbana, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robin Luebs is a painter, and a children's book author and illustrator. Her twin sister Deborah Ruddell, is also an author. They collaborated on the book, ''Who Said Coo?'' The book was written by Ruddell and illustrated by Luebs.

Published Works

  • How Do You Say Good Night?, Harper Collins, 2008 - written by Raina Moore
  • Please Pick Me Up, Mama!, Beach Lane Books , 2009
  • Who Said Coo?, Beach Lane Books, 2010 - written by Deborah Ruddell, Luebs twin sister

Selected Titles At Your Library

How do you say good night? /
ISBN: 0060831634. OCLC Number:

HarperCollinsPublishers,. New York :. 2008.

In rhyming text, explores the different ways that animal babies--and human babies--say good night.

Please pick me up, Mama! /
ISBN: 1416979778. OCLC Number:

Atheneum Books for Young Readers,. New York :. ©2009.

A baby raccoon spends the day with its mother enjoying many different experiences, from dressing up the cat to splashing and clapping.

Who said coo? /
ISBN: 1416985107. OCLC Number:

Beach Lane Books,. New York :. ©2010.

Unable to fall asleep in her cozy bed because two wide-awake nighttime birds are saying "whoo" and "coo" right outside her window, Lulu the very tired pig struggles to keep her temper while asking her friends to quiet down.


How Do You Say Goodnight?

  • Book of the Month Club Main Selection, 2008
  • Who Said Coo?

  • 2X2 Reading List, Texas Library Association , 2011
  • Kids' Indie Next List, Summer 2010
  • 2016 ILLINOIS READS Book

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    Literary Agent Steven Malk at Writers House