Patience & Fortitude

at the New York Public Library

Patience & Fortutude are the two illustrious lion statues that faithfully guard the New York Public Library. Lost in the Library and The Missing Library are the first two picture books officially about this duo.

Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude

LOST IN THE LIBRARY is the first picture book about Patience and Fortitude, the two lion statues that faithfully guard the New York Public Library. When Patience goes missing, Fortitude realizes the secret to Patience's disappearance may be within the Library itself.

Author: Josh Funk

Illustrator: Stevie Lewis

Publisher: Henry Holt / Macmillan

ISBN: 978-1250155016

Release Date: 8.28.18

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Awards and Accolades for Lost in the Library

  • 2020 Mississippi Magnolia State Award Short List

The Missing Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude

 

THE MISSING LIBRARY follows the illustrious lion statues that guard the New York Public Library's Schwarzman Building as they venture into the children’s room one night only to find that all the books are gone, and they proceed to search all over the city before finding their favorite books in a surprising new home.

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Author: Josh Funk

Illustrator: Stevie Lewis

Publisher: Henry Holt / Macmillan

ISBN: 978-1250241405

Release Date: 8.25.2020

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