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Lija Fisher

Lija Fisher is the author of The Cryptid Duology, a humorous adventure series for 8-12 year olds about the world of cryptozoology, or the search for legendary animals that might be real like Bigfoot! A speaker at schools, libraries and Bigfoot conferences around the country, she loves getting kids interested in reading and science through exploring hidden animals like the Loch Ness Monster.


Create Your Own Cryptid!

Is your child interested in the search for legendary animals that might be real like Bigfoot and The Loch Ness Monster? Join Lija Fisher, children's book author and Bigfoot Conference speaker, as she shares tidbits about these mysterious creatures and how some animals of myth and legend have already been found! After, kids will create and draw…

Lija Fisher

45 Minute Program

Cryptozoology for Kids!

Is your child interested in the search for legendary animals that might be real like Bigfoot and The Loch Ness Monster? Join Lija Fisher, children's book author and Bigfoot Conference speaker, as she shares tidbits about these mysterious creatures and how some animals of myth and legend have already been found!

Lija Fisher

30 Minute Program

Lija Fisher is the author of funny adventure novels for kids that explore the world of cryptozoology, or the search for legendary animals that might be real. Her debut novel. THE CRYPTID CATCHER (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) received a starred review from Booklist and was a Junior Library Guild Selection. The sequel, THE CRYPTID KEEPER, was written while Lija was the Writer in Residence with Aspen Words and was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award in juvenile literature. Lija travels the country speaking at schools, libraries, and Bigfoot conferences where she gets kids interested in reading and science through searching for hidden animals, or cryptids, like the Loch Ness Monster. Prior to becoming an author, she trained for a while (a very short while) to be a Hollywood stunt person. Lija holds a BFA in Performance Studies and has performed in theaters across America, including Alaska, where she was chased by a bear. She lives in Colorado near several Bigfoot sightings.

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The Cryptid Keeper

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The Cryptid Catcher

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