Lisa Wheeler has written 17 books for children including Dino-Hockey, Sailor Moo: Cow at Sea, When Pigs Fly and Mammoths on the Move. Awards include the Michigan Library Association’s 2004 Mitten Award for Old Cricket, the 2005 Missouri Building Block Award and the 2006-2007 South Carolina Picture Book Award for Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, and the 2006 Blue Bonnet Award for Seadogs: an Epic Ocean Operetta. Her newest picture book is Ugly Pie, illustrated by Heather Solomon, which is being released in July. She keeps an active schedule of school visits and speaking engagements. In addition, she offers critique services and writing workshops to other children’s writers.