Discover Iowa

with Pippy the Pig!

   Feb 16

About the Author

Lori J. Ferris

Lori loves everything about Iowa and takes pride in her Iowa country roots! Growing up in rural Hampton and then graduating from Nevada, Iowa, Lori then went on to become a nurse graduating from Mercy College of Nursing in Des Moines. As her youngest daughter was entering school Lori took on the challenges of owning Heart of Iowa Market Place for ten years. Promoting Iowa in so many ways is how Lori enjoys spending her time. After selling the store Lori now focuses on writing and promoting her books and the great state of Iowa. Sharing Iowa’s bountiful attributes through her books and classroom visits is one her greatest joys!

Lori is a true Iowa native. Living in the country is where her heart feels at home. She and her husband, Scott, have five daughters, Katelynn, Brianna, Madelynn, Morgan and Madison. Spending time with her family
is very important to her and a true treasure.