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Tamara Rittershaus
Author & Editor

Freelance editor specializing in children's literature,

particularly picture books and poetry.


Children's book author and owner of Pull a Wagon Publishing.

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About Tamara

Tamara Rittershaus is a kid-lit author and freelance editor, specializing in picture books and poetry, an expat mom, and a Montessori kindergarten teacher. Her tri-lingual family lives in Magdeburg, Germany.

Tamara's editing services include developmental editing, line editing, poetry editing, and her signature “poetry coaching” for novice poets. Tamara focuses on picture books and other forms of children's literature.

She is the author of two picture books:

Marie's Big Adieu speaks to the heart of every child who's said a "big goodbye" and moved away from a friend.

Lockdown Drill at Superhero School, is a book for teachers and parents to calmly prepare for a Lockdown.

Coming in 2023:

  • Mermaids Don't Fart!

  • Eel's Book of Mermaid Jokes

  • Jumpstart to Reading ABC: Learning the Alphabet with the Montessori Method

  • Jumpstart to Reading ABC Activity Book


to Reading


Give your child a JUMPSTART to READING by teaching the shapes and sounds of letters with Dr. Maria Montessori's proven method.

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For every child who's had to say a big goodbye and start over somewhere new.


Mermaids Don't


A laugh-out-loud picture book for nature- and fantasy-lovers: Shrimp says Mermaids DON'T fart, Eel say they do. Who is right, and what's that smell?

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Lockdown Drill at Superhero School

Calmly prepare for a Lockdown Drill with Superhero Skills!The kids at Superhero School know what to do and who to trust because ...Superheroes are prepared!

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Thanks for sending me a message. I will get back to you within 2 business days. All the best, Tamara

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