Amanda Zimmerman

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Residence: St. Paul, Alberta

Amanda Zimmerman is a self-published author / illustrator of imaginative children's picture / chapter books and YA short stories with hand-drawn illustrations! She absolutely adore this side hustle as it allows her creativity to soar with no limits. :)

"I love crafting tales that spark imagination, tickle your funny bone and really make you think."

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The Day My Luck Changed: A St. Patrick's Day Tale

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When Jenny leaves home after an argument with her mom, she isn't expecting to stumble onto a field of shamrocks. As she searches for the elusive four-leaf clover, she ends up getting into a bit of trouble with a little leprechaun. Will Jenny realize that it is a gift to help others?

 

 

 

 

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Meatball Cookies

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Everyone has special holiday traditions...

and these strangely nicknamed Christmas cookies are a Zimmerman family must-have!

 

 

 

 

 

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Socrates, The Christmas Squid

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A Christmas curious squid searches for a stocking so he can celebrate with an under the sea holiday.

 

 

 

 

 

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Nana's Green Tub

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I love visiting Nana's farm.

She has woods to explore, a chicken coop to place house in, and hills for sledding. But one of my favorite places is inside...

 

 

 

 

 

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Nana's Red Barn

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I love visiting Nana's!


She has deer that comes to visit, a turtle-shaped sandbox to build castles in, and a cozy fire to curl up by.

But there are fun secrets in Nana's red barn.

 

 

 

 

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A Bow for Everything

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Ashley-Lynn loves her collection of hair bows.

She has ones for holidays, ones for school days, and ones "just because."

She has ones from her Aunties and Uncles, Grandmas and Grandpas, and bestest friends. She has a bow for everything!        But when a hairbow explosion prompts an intervention from Mama to shrink the hair accessory stash, Ashley-Lynn is left feeling stuck. How can she say goodbye to any of her pretties?

 

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Ladybeetle and the Bog Beast: A Bug Inspired Fairy Tale

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"An imaginative, fun twist on the classic Beauty and the Beast fairy tale written for children just starting to read chapter books."

 

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It's a tale as old as time...with a fun new twist! Ladybeetle and the Bog Beast introduces ladybugs, ants and a praying mantis to the well-loved classic fairy tale. Lady, honoring a promise made by her father, agrees to stay at the rundown Slug-A-Bed Hotel in the huge insect city of Bugzilla. Far away from the home she loves and, with only a Bog Beast for company, will she ever find her happily ever after?

 

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Fuzzy Fuzz and the 8 Caterpillars: A Buggy Fairy Tale

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The fairest of them all...with a fun new twist! Fuzzy Fuzz and the 8 Caterpillars introduces caterpillars, earthworms and crickets to the well-loved classic fairy tale. Fuzzy Fuzz, forced into the Fern Forest at the command of her queenly stepsister, stumbles across eight caterpillars...and a hidden library. When the unexpected happens, will Fuzzy be able to use her skills to save the day?

 

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A Taste of Glass: Short Story Collection

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In this second short story collection, sink your teeth into more mysterious, chilling, and unexpected stories! Set in both the real world and worlds outside our own, A Taste of Glass promises you'll never reach the last page unsatisfied.

 

 

 

 

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The Frosted Rose: Short Story Collection

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We can all boast of knowing at least one strong woman over the course of our lives. Whether it's their deep character, their mended but hopeful heart, or their desire to grow past their circumstances, they inspire us.

In this collection, I wanted to focus on the strength of women. My own story has been enriched by the words and actions of these brave souls. Keep shining...you are queens!

 

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Beyond the Truth: A Short Story Collection

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Dark imagining, haunting mysteries, and heart-wrenching stories are combined effortlessly in this collection.

Whether you fancy a dash of chills or a tale requiring tissues, Beyond the Truth has something to engage even the most discerning reader

 

 

 

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Skyless: A collection of story starts and shorts

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Amanda Zimmerman's first YA! 

In her first collection of YA/adult based story starts, the sky is the limit! With lots of light and fantastical stories to enjoy, there is something for every reader in SKyless.

 

 

 

 

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