Looking for Fun Stuff?

If you're looking for picture book fun, you've come to the right place. First, check out the videos, then take advantage of all of the great downloadable activities. Picture books are not only great to read, they're perfect partners when it comes to digging a little deeper and exploring a variety of subjects. Just click the DOWNLOAD button to find all of the fun and educational PDF activity guides I've created for my most popular fiction and nonfiction titles that explore language arts, character education, social studies, history, math, geography, health, art, research, fun facts, associated holidays, and more!

Meet the Author, Lori Mortensen

Five Reasons to Read my Book by Lori Mortensen

biographies, writing, illustrating, patience, persistence, determination, imagination, breaking barriers

Lori Mortensen's Anagram Challenge


women in history, women explorers, biographies, writing, geography, patience, persistence, determination, imagination, breaking social boundaries for women

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Podcast - Button & Figs, Episode 48 - Gorey Nonsense!

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rhyming, dogs, cowboys, friendship, health, hygiene, resourcefulness, patience, determination.


friendship, walruses, jokes, word play, patience, imagination, problem-solving, creativity.

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nursery rhymes, cows, determination, persistence, effort, creativity, 

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rhyming, dogs, cowboys, friendship, loyalty, riding bicycles, animals in the West, effort, patience, determination.

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chickens, poetry, puns, bravery, talents, creativity, 


rhyming, poetry, counting, mice, dancing, fear, bravery, acceptance, inclusion.


rhymes, honey bees, honey, hives, honeycomb, nectar, pollen, queen bees, life cycle, insects, beekeeping,  

biography, science, history, physicists, Foucault's pendulum, earth's rotation, France, effort, creativity, determination, persistence,   

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