Lola Schaefer is an author, teacher, speaker and writing consultant who is passionate about helping children learn the tools of writing so they can express themselves.

Thank you for stopping by. I hope you enjoy your visit. As you explore the site, you’ll find information about me, my books, school visits, writing workshops, as well as conference programs. If you have any questions, or you want to reserve a date, please contact me. Thank you.


Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
August 2017
Chronicle Books

These thirteen DEADLY CREATURES can be difficult to spot until you’re right on top of them . . . or they’re right on top of YOU! Look for each animal in its environment – AND LOOK CLOSELY! – and learn all the ways you could perish or survive – depending on how smart, well-informed, and good at running away you are.

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
August 2016
Chronicle Books

Enchanting illustrations show the vital connections between the layers of an ecosystem in this magical book. Wander down the forest path to learn how every tree, flower, plant, and animal connect to one another in spiraling circles of life.
An acorn is just the beginning.

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
February 2016
Holiday House

Animals swoop, sprint, spring and pounce to get food. And they scamper, scramble and stampede to escape. The leopards, impalas, warthogs and hippos in this book are all on the run. See how fast they can go! It’s a matter of life and death!

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
March 2014
Hyperion Books

All Mia wants is for her big brother, Spencer, to play with her. But he’s always too busy. With a little imagination and a lot of love, Mia might just be able to show Spencer that it’s a lot more fun to be busy together.

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
March 2014
Holiday House

Written by Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by Paul Meisel

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
September 2013
Chronicle Books

Written by Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
July 2012
I Can Read! Books, HPC

Available in paperback July, 2012!
Written by Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by Susan Hartung

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Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
March 2012
Hyperion Books

Publisher: Hyperion Books
Written by Lola M. Schaefer
Illustrated by Jessica Meserve

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Recent Reflection

Lola Schaefer is a children's book author
August 23, 2014

It's great to see that Frankie Stein has that read-again quality. This smile says it all!


Testimonials

  • "What a personal experience in a truly breathtaking environment. Lola is a great teacher; I learned so much in just three days. Her energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement has motivated me to continue to hone my skills as a children’s picture book writer."
    Donna Wallace

Author/Consultant Visits

Lola M. Schaefer is an author of children’s books and a national writing consultant. She travels across the country sharing her love of reading and writing in schools, at conferences, and at workshops. For the past twenty years she has informed and inspired teachers and students on the craft of writing.
If you would like to schedule Lola for a school visit, please contact her.