The LieOGRAPHY of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart, top aviator. You might know that her flight accomplishments were heralded across the globe. But what about the story of her teeth, which were so perfect that her dentist wanted to remove all of them to show his other patients? Or her refusal to read chapter nine in any book? You’re about to be treated to the Lieographical aspects of Amelia Earhart’s life, in this funny, lighthearted, “all that didn’t happen” take on this larger than life woman.
The book ends with a short–but true–account of Amelia’s life–just enough to encourage kids to find out more on this important historical figure. But even if readers have already learned about Amelia, the wacky stories in this tall-tales book will be even more enjoyable.
Middle Grade | 72 pages | Ages 7 & up
Paperback ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-939100-48-1 | $7.99
eBook ISBN: 978-1-939100-51-1 | $7.99
Grade Level: 2 & up
Meet the Author & Illustrator
Alan Katz has written more than 40 highly acclaimed children’s books, including Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, The Day the Mustache Took Over, OOPS!, Don’t Say That Word!, Really Stupid Stories for Really Smart Kids, and two Awesome Achievers titles. Alan has received many state awards for children’s literature, and he frequently speaks at literacy conferences and schools around the country.
Alan is also a six-time Emmy-nominated writer for series including The Rosie O’Donnell Show, Taz-Mania, Pinkalicious and Peterrific, numerous Nickelodeon shows, and more. He hosted a long-running game show on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live channel, and he’s also created comic books, trading cards, theme park shows, and hundreds of others special projects for kids and their parents.
Tracy Hill has been working as an illustrator since 1989, creating humorous and whimsical illustrations for clients in the advertising, editorial, and publishing fields. His true passion has been in illustrating children’s books.
The LieOGRAPHY of Amelia Earhart Reviews
“A humorous, imaginative telling of a young Amelia Earhart and the mini fictional adventures she goes through on her way to becoming a pilot. Katz (The Day the Mustache Took Over) is known for his humorous children’s books, and this wacky twist on history continues that tradition.”
—School Library Journal
“Alan Katz’s Lieographies series is sure to provide a lot of laughs for young readers, while introducing them to very important historical figures and encouraging them to find out more. Reading, laughing, and learning—what’s better than that?”
—Marc Summers, Host and Executive Producer of Nickelodeon’s Double Dare