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Lisa J. Amstutz


Lisa J. Amstutz

Lisa Amstutz is the author of more than 40 science and history books for children and co-author of an adult book on local foods. She specializes in topics related to science, nature and agriculture. Lisa’s work has also appeared in a variety of magazines and newspapers. She is represented by Victoria Selvaggio of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency.

Lisa offers manuscript critiques as well as copywriting and copyediting services for small businesses and individuals–visit the Amstutz Ink Editorial Services page for more details. She is also a volunteer judge at Rate Your Story.

When she’s not writing, Lisa may be found puttering in the garden, teaching her four children, or enjoying a cup of tea and a good book. Lisa and her family live on a hobby farm that they share with Daisy the dog, one ornery goat, a black sheep, and assorted poultry.

Books by Lisa J. Amstutz

by Lisa J. Amstutz - Children's 8-12, Education, Garden, Nature, Science

Full of how-to projects for any level of gardener, this book includes step-by-step instructions with accompanying full-color photographs. Whether youre planting flowers outdoors, or indoor vegetables, youll find a range of unique gardens you can grow yourself. Tips and techniques are included, as well as variations to make each project your own.