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Lenny the Loon: An Adventure on Lake Minnetonka

ISBN: 9781634892759
Binding: Hardcover
Author: Mikaela Casey
Illustrator: Yana Popova
Pages: 40
Trim: 9.8 x 11 inches
Published: 10/7/2019

When Wally the Walleye decides to leave Lake Minnetonka once and for all, his new friend Lenny the Loon offers to guide him along the way.

As a day of sightseeing and nautical knowledge unfolds, Lenny teaches Wally that sometimes what you’re looking for . . . is right there in front of you. 

Anyone who has ever enjoyed the beauty of Lake Minnetonka or the power of friendship will appreciate this fun, charming story.


Mikaela Casey grew up in Woodend Shores on Lake Minnetonka. Through her adolescence and young adult years she balanced working on the lake in the summers and competitive snowboarding around the globe in winters. In 2015 she graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in English. Lenny the Loon is her first published work.

Yana Popova is a London-based illustrator and concept artist. Originally from Bulgaria, she started developing her skills at an early age and followed an artistic path during her education. She studied interior design at New Bulgarian University before deciding to concentrate full time on illustration. She enjoys working in both traditional and digital media using vivid and rich color schemes.