Lisa Amstutz

Lisa Amstutz

Lisa Amstutz is the author of more than 100 children's books. She specializes in topics related to science, nature, and agriculture. Her work has also appeared in a variety of magazines and newspapers. Lisa serves as a volunteer judge at Rate Your Story and as assistant regional advisor of the Ohio North chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Lisa and her family live on a hobby farm in Dalton.


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Books by Lisa Amstutz

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ANIMALS ON THE FARM (2019): Introduce your beginning readers to seven of the most common animals on the farm with a hearty "Hello, cows!" and a "Hello, pigs!" Up-close photos and leveled text pair up for a fun meet-and-greet filled with facts, feathers, and fur. (Ages 3-6)


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FINDING A DOVE FOR GRAMPS (2018): A boy and his mom continue the family tradition of participating in the annual bird count. Since Gramps went South for the winter, the boy hopes to spot Gramps' favorite bird for him—a dove! But with so many different birds in the nature preserve, will he be able to spot one? This heart-warming family story about nature celebrates a holiday census that was first started in 1900 and happens every year. (Ages 4-8)


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SCIENCE IN MOTION (2018): The science of motion affects us every day. In this STEAM title, kids can explore and test the laws that affect every move we make using fun, hands-on activities. This title supports NGSS for Motion and Stability. (Ages 8-12)


Applesauce Day cover

APPLESAUCE DAY (2017): Maria and her family visit an apple orchard and pick apples. Then it's time to turn the apples into applesauce! Every year they use the special pot that has been in the family for generations to make applesauce. First they wash the apples. Then Grandma cuts them into quarters. Follow each step in the process as everyone helps to make delicious applesauce! (Ages 4-8)

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