Lori Mortensen is an award-winning children's author of more than 100 books. Her books, which reviewers have praised as “stellar” “as good as it gets” and “begs to be read aloud,” have been published by such notable publishers as HarperCollins, Henry Holt, Abrams, Bloomsbury, and Peachtree. Popular releases include, If Wendell Had a Walrus, illustrated by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Matt Phelan, Arlo Draws an Octopus, illustrated by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Rob Sayegh, Jr. . . .
Cowpokes, hogs, and dirty dawgs? They're just some of the fun characters young readers will enjoy in Lori Mortensen's popular picture books. In her picture book biographies, they'll learn about a woman who became the first female member of the Royal Geographical Society, and one of literature's most creepily creative author/illustrators who inspired a generation of creators from Lemony Snicket to Tim Burton. Click on the link to start exploring her most popular titles.
Picture books and activity guides go together like peanut butter and jelly! Click on the fun activity guides that accompany her most popular fiction and nonfiction titles that explore language arts, character education, social studies, history, math, geography, health, art, research, fun facts, and more!