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Lisa Mantchev


Lisa Mantchev is the author of many picture books, including Strictly No Elephants, which garnered awards and rave reviews and is published in fourteen countries. The New York Times called it “a sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” Her latest, Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!, received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews: “will captivate readers with…irresistible fun.” Lisa lives on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state with her family. Visit her website at

Books by Lisa Mantchev