Lipp, Frederick ( - )

Genre: Children's Literature

Award-winning author Frederick Lipp lives in Whitefield, ME. He is the author of 7 multicultural children's picture books set in different countries around the world: Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and even the United States, in the communities of Maine's newest immigrants.

His first book, The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh, was named a Notable Book for a Global Society by the International Reading Association.

Lipp is a retired Unitarian Minister who worked in both the United States and United Kingdom. In addition to writing children's books, he is founder and president of the Cambodian Arts and Scholarship Foundation, which helps educate girls in Cambodia.


  • That cat is not for sale (1998)
  • The caged birds of Phnom Penh (2001)
  • Tea leaves (2003)
  • Bread song (2004)
  • Fatima (2007)
  • Running shoes (2008)

Selected Links

Kids Go Global