AUTOGRAPH PARTY ATTENDEE: Lisa Wheeler, Multi-Award-Winning Author

PRIZE: Two signed books by Lisa, including HOKEY POKEY and her latest release, UGLY PIE. (Books will be sent anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.)

Lisa Wheeler is passionate about children’s books. “I love everything about them, including the smell.” To date, Lisa has twenty-eight titles on library shelves, with more to follow over the next few years. She’s written picture books in prose and rhyme, an easy reader series, three books of poems, and creative nonfiction for the very young.

Awards include the 2004 Mitten Award for Old Cricket, given by the Michigan Library Association, the 2005/06 Great Lakes, Great Books Award and 2005 Missouri Building Blocks Award for Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, the 2006 Bluebonnet Award for Seadogs , the 2006/07 South Carolina Picture Book Award for Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum and most recently, the 2008 The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for Jazz Baby given by the American Library Association.

Her newest titles include Dino-Baseball, illustrated by Barry Gott (CarolRhoda), and Ugly Pie, illustrated by Heather Solomon (Harcourt).

Lisa shares her Michigan home with one husband, one dog, and an assortment of anthropomorphic characters.

Check out her website at

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