National Award Winner The Lost Locket of Lewes Learn More Featured Book Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure Learn More

About Ilona

Dr. Ilona E. Holland is an educator and children’s author who weaves information into stories so children can grasp the wind and see beneath the ripples of the sand.

Ilona reading Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure
The Lost Locket of Lewes
“I picked up this book for my granddaughter and ended up reading it myself. It’s written like an exciting mystery. It took me back to 1893 in Lewes. The author does a wonderful job sharing the story of the lost locket and letting us see Lewes, DE in 1893 through an informative narrative, and beautiful illustrations of the town and people...”

- Fran
Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure
“If you're heading to Yellowstone this summer, be sure to check out Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure. This is a fun story for young readers to learn more about Yellowstone. With it's blend of character illustrations featured over breathtaking pictures of Yellowstone, readers will follow twins, Christopher and Elena, on their Yellowstone adventure...”

- Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids Book Reviews


Dr. Holland offers programs to schools, organizations, writers, and teachers focusing on the writing process or on topics included in her books.