Aubre Andrus

Aubre Andrus - Ghostwriter Tick

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Award-winning children's book author and ghostwriter who's worked with high-profile kid YouTube stars and licensed properties.

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Overview

I've proudly authored and ghostwritten 25+ children's books (some of which have won awards!), and have been lucky enough to work with amazing brands like American Girl, Disney, Scholastic, Klutz, Lonely Planet Kids, and some of the coolest YouTube stars and licensed properties as a freelance author. My titles include DIY, biography, narrative non-fiction, and more.
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Short Story
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
DIY & Crafts
Travel

Awards

  • 2017 Midwest Book Awards Finalist (Midwest Independent Publishing Association)
  • 2017 INDIES Book of the Year Award Finalist (Foreword Magazine)
  • 2018-2019 Horned Toad Tale Award list title
  • 2018 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (Young Adult Library Services Association)
  • Eureka! Silver Honor (California Reading Association )
  • 2014 Gold Seal and Platinum Award (Oppenheim Toy Portfolio )

Work experience

Children's Book Author and Ghostwriter

Self-employed
April, 2010 – Present (about 9 years)

I've ghostwritten various children's book titles for publishers like Scholastic, Bonnier, and Simon and Schuster. I've collaborated with many interesting people from a New York Times bestselling author to kid and teen YouTube stars. Projects include narrative nonfiction, coloring book, picture book, memoir content, and DIY titles. I've also proudly authored 25+ children's books (some of which have won awards!), and have been lucky enough to work with amazing brands like American Girl, Disney, Scholastic, Klutz, Lonely Planet Kids, and more as a freelance author.

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Watch This Book!: Inside the World of YouTube Stars Ryan ToysReview, HobbyKidsTV, JillianTubeHD, and EvanTubeHD (pocket.watch)

Pocket.Watch

Get to know your favorite YouTube stars—Ryan ToysReview, HobbyKidsTV, JillianTubeHD, and EvanTubeHD—in this hilarious, insightful, and cool look at their lives behind the camera.Watch This Book to discover: -What superpower Ryan wishes he has -The most colossal mess the HobbyKids made during an episode (and how long it took them to clean it up) -Jillian’s not-so-secret talents -Evan’s favorite... read more

Get to know your favorite YouTube stars—Ryan ToysReview, HobbyKidsTV, JillianTubeHD, and EvanTubeHD—in this hilarious, insightful, and cool look at their lives behind the camera.Watch This Book to discover: -What superpower Ryan wishes he has -The most colossal mess the HobbyKids made during an episode (and how long it took them to clean it up) -Jillian’s not-so-secret talents -Evan’s favorite... read more

Karina Garcia's Must-Try DIYs: 20 Crafts & Life Hacks

Karina Garcia

Unleash your creativity with these 20 easy do-it-yourself projects from YouTube sensation Karina Garcia.In this follow-up to her bestseller, Karina Garcia's DIY Slime, Karina provides step-by-step instructions for her favorite crafts and hacks including ten never-before-seen projects and the latest craze, fidget spinners!Plus, Karina reveals the keys to keeping her fun-loving and positive outl... read more

Unleash your creativity with these 20 easy do-it-yourself projects from YouTube sensation Karina Garcia.In this follow-up to her bestseller, Karina Garcia's DIY Slime, Karina provides step-by-step instructions for her favorite crafts and hacks including ten never-before-seen projects and the latest craze, fidget spinners!Plus, Karina reveals the keys to keeping her fun-loving and positive outl... read more

Karina Garcia’s Next-Level DIY Slime

Karina Garcia

Learn to make the most mind-blowing slimes at home with these 15 all-new, super-fun, borax-free recipes from YouTube sensation Karina Garcia.In this book, the follow-up to the bestselling Karina Garcia's DIY Slime, Karina provides recipes with new and mesmerizing scents, textures, and shine.From Mermaid Dream Fishbowl Slime to Teddy Bear Slime, these recipes are sure to amaze you, your family,... read more

Learn to make the most mind-blowing slimes at home with these 15 all-new, super-fun, borax-free recipes from YouTube sensation Karina Garcia.In this book, the follow-up to the bestselling Karina Garcia's DIY Slime, Karina provides recipes with new and mesmerizing scents, textures, and shine.From Mermaid Dream Fishbowl Slime to Teddy Bear Slime, these recipes are sure to amaze you, your family,... read more

Five-Minute True Stories: Animal BFFs

Aubre Andrus

Joker the dog loves to dive in and swim with his dolphin buddies. Gerald, a shy giraffe, learned to make friends with help from his goat pal, Eddie. And Miwa-chan the monkey always gets piggyback rides from his friend Uribo-a wild pig! These are 12 incredible tales of unlikely animal friendships. Perfect as an introduction to nonfiction, young readers will learn simple facts about animals and ... read more

Joker the dog loves to dive in and swim with his dolphin buddies. Gerald, a shy giraffe, learned to make friends with help from his goat pal, Eddie. And Miwa-chan the monkey always gets piggyback rides from his friend Uribo-a wild pig! These are 12 incredible tales of unlikely animal friendships. Perfect as an introduction to nonfiction, young readers will learn simple facts about animals and ... read more

Five-Minute True Stories: Animal Rescue

Aubre Andrus

In this new five-minute collection, kids will read twelve heartwarming true stories about animals that have been rescued from tough situations. The stories range from handicapped pets given a loving home to exotic wild animals rescued by caring humans with some help from special wildlife sanctuaries. Perfect as an introduction to nonfiction, young readers will learn simple facts about animals ... read more

In this new five-minute collection, kids will read twelve heartwarming true stories about animals that have been rescued from tough situations. The stories range from handicapped pets given a loving home to exotic wild animals rescued by caring humans with some help from special wildlife sanctuaries. Perfect as an introduction to nonfiction, young readers will learn simple facts about animals ... read more

Project You (Switch Press:)

Aubre Andrus

Find your balance. Make a protein-packed smoothie to energize for a busy day. Center yourself after a stressful week by taking five minutes to write in your journal. Strengthen your body and calm your mind with simple yoga poses and breathing techniques. Craft a vision board to help you achieve your goals. Create a time budget to organize your schedule. Develop an evening routine that will hel... read more

Find your balance. Make a protein-packed smoothie to energize for a busy day. Center yourself after a stressful week by taking five minutes to write in your journal. Strengthen your body and calm your mind with simple yoga poses and breathing techniques. Craft a vision board to help you achieve your goals. Create a time budget to organize your schedule. Develop an evening routine that will hel... read more

Botanical Beauty

Aubre Andrus

Soak, scrub, and soothe your way to relaxation with simple homemade spa recipes from award-winning author Aubre Andrus. Using some of nature’s best ingredients, such as beeswax, sugar, coconut oil, shea butter, avocado, sea salt, essential oils, and more, craft everything from a Cooling Peppermint Hand Cream to a Vanilla Honey Body Scrub. Make practical products, like your own all-natural Bugs... read more

Soak, scrub, and soothe your way to relaxation with simple homemade spa recipes from award-winning author Aubre Andrus. Using some of nature’s best ingredients, such as beeswax, sugar, coconut oil, shea butter, avocado, sea salt, essential oils, and more, craft everything from a Cooling Peppermint Hand Cream to a Vanilla Honey Body Scrub. Make practical products, like your own all-natural Bugs... read more

A Year of Slumber Parties: 12 Months of Celebrations for You & Your Friends (American Girl)

Aubre Andrus

From January to December, every month is an opportunity for the sleepover of your dreams! From a Sleepaway Glamp to a Pumpkin Palooza party, we've got step-by-step ideas for each and every month of the year. All parties feature decorating ideas, fun games, crafts, delicious recipes, and more.

From January to December, every month is an opportunity for the sleepover of your dreams! From a Sleepaway Glamp to a Pumpkin Palooza party, we've got step-by-step ideas for each and every month of the year. All parties feature decorating ideas, fun games, crafts, delicious recipes, and more.

A Wrinkle in Time Book of Fun, Facts, and Science

Disney

What is the fifth dimension? How does tessering work? What's the connection between science and daily life? Now, young adventurers can bring the science of A Wrinkle in Time into their own lives! This activity book is complete with quizzes, puzzles, games, and background about the world of the movie. Write on the pages and learn as you go!A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle is one of the mo... read more

What is the fifth dimension? How does tessering work? What's the connection between science and daily life? Now, young adventurers can bring the science of A Wrinkle in Time into their own lives! This activity book is complete with quizzes, puzzles, games, and background about the world of the movie. Write on the pages and learn as you go!A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle is one of the mo... read more

101 Small Ways to Change the World (Lonely Planet Kids)

Lonely Planet Kids, Aubre Andrus

It’s hard to believe that you could change the world, but it’s true! We’ll show you loads of awesome ways to help out family, friends, yourself and the planet – and show how you’re never too young to make a big difference. Includes random acts of kindness, craft projects, energy-saving ideas, and much more. 101 Small Ways to Change the World is a practical, fun and creative book to inspire you... read more

It’s hard to believe that you could change the world, but it’s true! We’ll show you loads of awesome ways to help out family, friends, yourself and the planet – and show how you’re never too young to make a big difference. Includes random acts of kindness, craft projects, energy-saving ideas, and much more. 101 Small Ways to Change the World is a practical, fun and creative book to inspire you... read more

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