Gina Bellisario

PAL Member


Gina Bellisario is the author of many super books for kids, including her early chapter book series, ELLIE ULTRA (Capstone/Stone Arch Books, 2016), which is about a third-grade superhero! Her first book, THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IN ILLINOIS (Sterling Children's Books, 2012) was nominated for a Lincoln Award from the Illinois Office of Tourism, and her books in the series, Cloverleaf Books™ - Community Helpers (Lerner/Millbrook Press, 2013) won a Learning Magazine Teachers' Choice Award. When Gina isn't crafting a story, she is visiting schools to share her books and celebrate young readers and writers. She also mentors budding authors who want to learn more about writing for children. For writing tips and news about her forthcoming books, visit


The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois -- BOARD BOOK

Ellie Ultra: Camp Hero Double Trouble

Ellie Ultra: Super Spooked

Ellie Ultra: Super Fluffy to the Rescue

Ellie Ultra: Team Earth Takeover

To Planet Earth!

To the Stars!

Ellie Ultra: Queen of the Spelling Bee

Ellie Ultra: An Extra-Ordinary Girl

Take a Bath! My Tips for Keeping Clean

Ellie Ultra: Superhero for President

Ellie Ultra: Mighty Pet Sitter

Move Your Body!: My Exercise Tips

Be Aware!: My Tips for Personal Safety

Poison Alert!: My Tips to Avoid Danger Zones at Home

Keep Calm!: My Stress-Busting Tips

Choose Good Food!: My Eating Tips

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois

Let's Meet a Firefighter

Let's Meet a Veterinarian

Let's Meet a Librarian

Let's Meet a Police Officer

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