Amy Timberlake is currently working on three books about Skunk and Badger (with art by Jon Klassen) comes out Fall 2020 and is the first in a three-book series. Her work has been awarded a Newbery Honor, an Edgar Award, and a Golden Kite Award. She’s had books on the Indie Books Bestseller list, one book was Tattered Covers’ Book of the Year, and reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, The Sunday Times, The Irish Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Christian Science Monitor, People Magazine,The Sydney Morning Herald, and also on various radio programs and podcasts. It delights Amy that the Skunk and Badger stories are being translated into fourteen languages. Also, Chicago's Lifeline Theatre has adapted both One Came Home and The Dirty Cowboy for the stage. She's received residency fellowships from Hedgebrook, and The Anderson Center.

Other Works

  • Skunk and Badger

  • One Came Home

  • That Girl Lucy Moon

  • The Dirty Cowboy


Awards and Recognition

  • John Newbery Honor Award
  • Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
  • Society of Midland Authors Award
  • Golden Kite Award (SCBWI)
  • ALA's Amelia Bloomer Book List
  • Friends of American Writers Award
  • Marion Vannett Ridgway Award
  • Finalist for the Spur Award (Western Writers of America)