Authors & Illustrators

Author Bio

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater is the author of children’s books including Forest Has A Song, Every Day Birds, Read! Read! Read!, Dreaming Of You, and With My Hands: Poems About Making Things as well as professional book Poems Are Teachers: How Studying Poetry Strengthens Writing in All Genres?. A former fifth grade teacher, Amy has taught writing for nineteen years and blogs for teachers and students at The Poem Farm and Sharing Our Notebooks. Visit