Lisa Loucks Christenson is a national award-winning author and photographer, publisher of Lisa Loucks Christenson Publishing, speaker, owner of White Wolf Creek™, and host of Lisa's Walk The Talk Show, now in its seventh season.
For nine years Lisa has studied the lives of bald eagles, documenting their lives and offspring along with numberous wildlife studies. When she is not in the outdoors creating educational studies for books, exhibits, and speaking engagements, she writes and illustrates children's books, mysteries, suspense, paranormal, and historicals. She is the author of the Bow Wow Detectives® book series and the Meow Meow Detectives™. Her photos and writings appear regularly in books, magazines, trade journals, print and online materials, as well as photo courses. Lisa has a diverse background in publishing, sales, advertising, marketing and communications. Lisa's career also includes conducting interviews with people from all "walks of life" and sharing their stories through her show.
Lisa is a member of ASMP, RWA, NATJA, and SCBWI.
As an avid outdoors photographer and writer, she jokes more people see her in camouflage than a dress. She's heading into her 10th year on her Lisa's Bald Eagle Documentary™, with an extensive range of books on rare eagle behavior, bald eagles raising their offspring through the seasons, and her footage for a full length DVD will all be released on a future date.
Her exhibits books, and wildlife art are on display at her gallery, White Wolf Creek™ in Rochester, Minnesota.Winter Bugs!
Lisa will begin work on her twelfh eagle book in 2014, one for every year, plus one coffee table book for each five years. Here is a list her bald eagle documentary project books. The eagle study books will not be released until future notice, after the pair of eagles has passe. Meanwhile, Lisa sells art, cards, and reproductions of her nature sketchbooks are for sale in her gallery:
Year One Dancer & Daedee: The Eagle Nest Coffee Bar & Cafe
Year Two Dance & Daedee: Epiphany Season
Year Three Dancer & Daedee: Calling all Scribes
Year Four Dancer & Daede: Snow Falling on Eagles
Year Five Dancer & Daedee: Gifts from our Eagles
The Eagles of Whitewater: Years 1-5
Year Six Dancer & Daedee: Exodus 19:4 ("...I have lifted you on eagles wings and brought you to me."
Year Seven Dancer & Daedee: I Flew Broken
Year Eight Dancer & Daedee: Writing in the Stillness
Year Nine Dancer & Daeedee: Eagle Against Sky
Lisa is available for speaking, educational presentations on her bald eagle and other wildlife documentaries, and her Bow Wow Detectives® books.
Her work has been featured at The National Eagle Center, KTTC News (5/21/08 and 7/11/08), KAAL (12/06), The Rochester Visitor, Post-Bulletin, Ron Schara's MN Bound (3/29/09), The Big Wild (2007, 2008, 2009), and more.
Lisa's other non-fiction and fiction books:
Non-Fiction: (No particular order)
Winter Bugs! (2006)
Winter Bugs! The Exhibit
Paper Wasp Documentary
Spirit Trees of Whitewater (still in progress, year eight)
Walk The Burn
The Canada Geese of Whitewater (still in progress, year eight)
Butterflies and Insects of Whitewater (still in progress, year eight)
Hearts of the Valley (still in progress, year three)
Hapless Harry The Minnesota Muscovy Duck Documentary
Blue Eyes the Whitetail Deer
Wolves of Whitewater
Cougar Den: The Inside Story, Lions in the Blufflands
Bow Wow Detectives®
New Year's Eve Octopus Bank Heist
Winter Bus Blues
Meow Meow Detectives™
Ravenest of Edom™
Owls of Huoulah™
Ruby Bluff Cave
Wolves of Whitewater Falls™
Timber Wolves Flood Rescue, Book One a 2009 Nanowrimo winner
Tremble Creek Tornado, Book Two, a 2011 Nanowriomo winner
In Search of Spirit Wolf, Book Three, a 2012 Nanowrimo winner
Wolf Eyes, Book Four
Turn-Again Creek Beauty Pageant, Book Five
For the Love of Termite Bridge, Book Six
Windchills Return, Book Seven (may move this up)
more to come
Monarch Moon, a time travel story
Wings of a White Monarch, Sequel to Monarch Moon
Lessons from our White Wolf (story in progress of history of White Wolf Creek™)
Harley Hippo & The Crane Game
Harley Hippo's Nativity Story
Narrow Paths, A Writer's Digest Writing Competition Winner
Here Dragon, Dragon
Who Ate the Moon?
Silk: Adventures of Jumping Spider
Brindle Sweet Fangs (sequel to Silk: Adventures of Jumping Spider)
Lisa's Books for Alzheimer Patients and Families:
Carousel Riders (award-winning)