Lori Taylor is a Michigan children's author/illustrator and artist
who has been writing, drawing, and making books and art ever since
she could hold a pencil.
As a child growing up Clarkston, MI, she read, drew, played,
explored, and built forts on the five acres of pines and ponds that
was her home.
Inspired by many nature writers and illustrators, from Jean
Craighead George to Beatrix Potter and Michigan's own artist and
author, Gwen Frostic. She was also influenced by fairy tales, myths,
and Michigan Indian legends.
Her HOLLY WILD nature mystery series highlights Michigan's diverse
habitats, awesome flora and fauna, cool myths and legends, weird
science, and lots of ART and FUNNY story. All of her books will get
kids into the woods, waters, and trails of Michigan parks and wild