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Tamara Rittershaus
Author & Editor

Freelance editor specializing in children's literature,

particularly picture books and poetry.


Children's book author & 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.



  • Abby the Braggy Crab: The Race on Mermaid Reef - Sly seahorse Skip learns to swim smarter, not harder, to beat the braggy crab.


  • Mermaids Don't Fart - Eel & Shrimp's friendly wager goes terribly wrong and they need a mermaid to save Shrimp's life.

  • Eel's Book of Mermaid Jokes (Mermaid Reef series)

  • Shrimp's Book of Fun Animal Facts (Mermaid Reef series)

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

  • Jumpstart to Reading ABC Activity Book



  • 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.

About Pull a Wagon Publishing

Tamara Rittershaus founded Pull a Wagon Publishing in 2020 to create and distribute books that are engaging and education for children ages 3 to 10.

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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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