Welcome to Renner Writes

Renner Writes showcases books written by author, Barbara Renner. Barbara understands the importance of reading and wants to make a difference in children’s lives. As a guest author, Barbara reads her books to preschool and elementary school classes. Lessons that teach children creativity and critical thinking skills are part of her presentations.

Coming Soon…

Quincy the Quail Leads His Family on an Adventure

Quincy the Quail is a little clumsy, and his topknot falls in front of his eyes, but that doesn’t stop him from leading his family on adventures around their home in the desert. When a sudden rainstorm interrupts their hunt for food, Quincy finds himself in trouble. Discover who rescues Quincy so he can continue being a good leader for his family.

Audio QR codes allow the reader to hear quail calls and owl hoots using a QR Code Reader App. This picture book is appropriate for ages 3 – 7 and is educational as well as entertaining. Illustrated by Amanda Wells.



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Lonnie the Loon Learns to Call, pages 15 & 16

Using a free QR Code Reader App on a smart phone or other device, the reader can hear Lonnie’s dad yodel.

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Four different Loon calls can be heard in this book.


Lonnie the Loon books have five-star ratings from Readers’ Favorite.
Read the reviews here.


 Lonnie the Loon books can be found in the following gift & book stores:

Dorset Books, Dorset, MN (218-255-0179)

Summerhill Farm, Park Rapids, MN (218-732-3865)

Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery, Perham, MN (218-237-2665)

Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Rochert, MN (218-847-2641)

Peregrine Book Company, Prescott, AZ (928-445-9000)

Annie Bloom’s Books, Portland, OR (503-246-0053)

St. Mary’s Gift Store, Detroit Lakes, MN

The Shop at Dunvilla, Pelican Rapids, MN (218-384-1910)

Riverview Place, Pelican Rapids, MN (218-863-4040)

Karen’s Korner, Pelican Rapids, MN (218-280-5928)

The Back Porch, Perham, MN (218-346-7844)

Roger and Barb

Roger & Barb at The Backyard Station, Frazee, MN

2016 Larry’s Words of Wisdom desk calendar is SOLD OUT

Larry’s 2017 calendar will include fur-family, fur-friends, and fur-neighbors.

Every month brings joy when you see Larry’s sweet face and read his inspirational words of wisdom. 

Larry's Words of Wisdom 2016 Desk Calendar

Larry’s Words of Wisdom 2016 Desk Calendar