Lucille Lantz


Coming soon from this Author:


The oldest of seven children, Lucille is a mother and grandmother, and has been writing or telling stories since she was a little girl.   She is an avid gardener and yard sale shopper and lives in a tiny village in upstate New York.

Winner of the artdaisy short story contest for Jeremy’s Journey:


Young Richie is concerned when daylight starts fading in the middle of the afternoon!  It isn't a power outage: what could it be?  Exploring, he finds other creatures as alarmed as he is: later he uses a computer to find out what has happened and learns about the phenomenon of a solar eclipse.

A charming tale of courage, self-sufficiency and helping others in the face of unexpected occurrences - and what fun it is to discover the fascinating reasons behind them!

Coming soon from Lucille Lantz

The heart of The Button  is the story of a family of Jewish immigrants appreciating the freedoms and opportunity in America.


The book is based on family stories and historical fact.  Children will learn about the history of the influx of  immigrants to the USA, in a story that will captivate and entertain, as they share the emotions that Maxine encounters.

The Lantz family has to leave Austria: the new Chancellor, Adolph Hitler, and his Nazi soldiers, have an intense hatred for Jews.  The family has to wait a long time to get the money for passports and boarding passes for passage to America. They and are forced to leave Grandma behind, later discovering she was taken to a concentration camp.


During the dreadful journey in steerage, Maxine befriends a lady travelling on one of the upper decks and finds a beautiful button which she is unable to return to her before they must leave the ship.


Who would have guessed that when Papa opens a tailor shop the mysterious button will reunite their family.


Little does Maxine know that button will become her future!

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