Lisa M. Bolt Simons has published 58 nonfiction children’s books, as well as four middle grade “choose your path” novels, and an adult history book. She’s twice received an Honorable Mention for the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers in Children’s Literature. She's also received a Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, a MNSCBWI Writing Mentorship, a Shabo Award for Children's Picture Book Writers, and an artist grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council. Lisa is a proud and slightly jealous mom to her math- and science-minded twin daughter and son. Originally from Colorado, Lisa lives in Southern Minnesota with her husband, who also loves to read.
Lisa M. Bolt Simons
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