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Lisa J. Amstutz

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Lisa J. Amstutz

  • 5 stars across 63 books
    Janet Riehecky is a longtime writer for children. She has worked as a high school English teacher, a college professor, and a children's book editor. Her 24 volume series Dinosaurs! won the Summit Award for Best Children's Nonfiction, presented by the Society of Midland Authors, and her Tasmanian Tiger was a Junior Library Guild selection. Janet loves to collect dinosaur bones. On a dig in western Colorado, she dug up the first bone found of a brand new dinosaur, the Mymoorapelta. Pamela Dell began her professional career writing for adults and started writing for children about 12 years ago. Since then she has published fiction and nonfiction books, written numerous magazine articles, and created award-winning interactive multimedia. Lisa J. Amstutz is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for children and many magazine and newspaper articles. Her background includes a B.A. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science/Ecology. She loves sharing amazing facts about science and nature with kids.
    10th March 2016

    Meerkats Are Awesome!

    Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with meerkats. Includes... More

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    1st April 2003

    Butterflies

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    12th February 2015

    Giraffes Are Awesome!

    Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with giraffes. Includes... More

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    11th February 2016

    The Science Behind Athletics

    Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work. As a high ju... More

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    11th February 2016

    Science of the Summer Olympics Pack A of 4

    A captivated audience watches the dizzying spins of gymnasts, the powerful glides of top swimmers and the goal-scoring k... More

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    1st March 2006

    Honeybees

    Samuel begins to hear about beekeeping from his father, a forester. But when Samuel becomes boastful, and shows off his ... More

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    12th February 2015

    Awesome African Animals Pack A of 6

    Let's go on a wildlife safari! Watch as a giraffe rips leaves from tall trees. Sneak a peek at a lion on the hunt. Caref... More

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    14th July 2016

    Ants

    Where are all those ants going? Find out how these creatures live together in their busy homes.... More

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    14th July 2016

    Earthworms

    Earthworms wriggle in the soil under your feet. Find out how these creatures live in their dark homes.... More

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    14th July 2016

    Butterflies

    Look! A butterfly lands on a flower. Find out what these colourful creatures eat and how they live.... More

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