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Amy MacDonald

Amy MacDonald

Photo Courtesy of Amy MacDonald


1951 - present. Amy MacDonald was born in Beverly, MA in 1951.  She spent summers on Mt. Desert Island as a child and moved to Maine with her family in 1988.  She is the author of several children’s books including Little Beaver and the Echo,  Rachel Fister’s Blister, Cousin Ruth’s Tooth, and The Spider Who Created the World.  Board books to her credit include the Let’s Explore series.  Amy is a teaching artist as part of the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts "Partners in Education" National Touring Program.  She conducts professional development workshops for teachers and writing workshops for students.