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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kevin Luthardt  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Illustrator

Born: 1973 in Schaumburg, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Luthardt was born and raised in Schaumburg and currently resides in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kevin Luthardt is an artist, illustrator, author, and muralist whose work appears in galleries and other venues. He studied painting at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and is a former staff member at Skokie Public Library.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''Peep!''''' *2004 Children's Choice, IRA/CBC *2014 ILLINOIS READS Book '''''Larabee''''' *2004 Best Books of the Year Awards, Child Magazine *2005 Children's Choice, IRA/CBC *2005 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (primary), Kansas International Education Association '''''Zoom!''''' *2006 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (primary), Kansas National Educational Association *Best Read Aloud Picture Books, Curriculum Materials Center at Minnesota State University Moorhead '''''The Vowel Family''''' *2008 Booklinks Lasting Connections '''''Flying!''''' *2010 Finalist Best Read Aloud Book Award, ReadBoston