Cynthia Lord

Cynthia  Lord

Cynthia Lord is the author of the critically praised Half a Chance, A Handful of Stars, and Because of the Rabbit, as well as the Newbery Honor Book and Schneider Family Book Award winner Rules. She is the author of the Shelter Pet Squad chapter book series and made her picture-book debut with Hot Rod Hamster, which won multiple honors, including the Parents' Choice Award. Her family and she live in Maine. Her website is