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Heidi Lang

Biography

Heidi Lang

Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski are a writing team of two sisters with twenty years of experience in Judo. Heidi likes to fling food across her stove while attempting to cook new dishes, and Kati enjoys trying new cuisine at fancy restaurants. Between the two of them, they love creating characters that kick butt both inside and outside the kitchen.

Heidi Lang

Books by Heidi Lang

by Heidi Lang - Animals , Children's, Children's 8-12, Education, Fiction

Twelve-year-old Jessie is in for a long summer at her aunt and uncle’s house. Her cousin Ann has a snotty new best friend, which leaves Jessie all alone. But Jessie is industrious, and she convinces Wes, a grouchy neighborhood dog walker, to take her on as his apprentice. Sure, dog walking turns out to be harder than she expected, but she has Wes’s dog-walking code, the Rules of the Ruff, to guide her. But when a charismatic rival dog walker moves to town, she quickly snatches up most of Wes’s business --- and Jessie decides she isn’t going to take this defeat with her tail between her legs.

by Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski - Animals , Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Humor, Magic

It’s the Week of Masks, a festival held to chase away evil spirits. But Lailu doesn’t have time to worry about demons. The scientists’ latest invention are automatons, machines that will respond to their masters’ every order. Most people are excited, but the mechanical men leave Lailu with a bad taste in her mouth. Even worse, the elves still blame the scientists for the attacks on them, and Lailu worries that the elves might be out for revenge. So when she stumbles across the body of a scientist, the elves are the prime suspects. Lailu has to discover the truth behind the murder --- because hostilities between the elves and the scientists are about to boil over.

by Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski - Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Humor
Lailu Loganberry is an expert at hunting dangerous beasts. And she’s even better at cooking them. For years Lailu has trained to be the best chef in the city. Her specialty? Monster cuisine. When her mentor agrees to open a new restaurant with Lailu as the head chef, she’s never been more excited. But her celebration is cut short when she discovers that her mentor borrowed money from Mr. Boss, a vicious loan shark. If they can’t pay him back, Lailu will not only lose her restaurant --- she’ll have to cook for Mr. Boss for the rest of her life.