George Yuhasz

Award-winning Children's Author


About George Yuhasz

George Yuhasz is a passionate advocate for the preservation and protection of our natural world. A proud father and grandfather, lifelong learner, and world traveler (Over 120 countries), he delights in sharing with children and adults his knowledge and enthusiasm for appreciating the joy and wonder of of connecting with nature. A graduate of American University’s Schools of International Service and Government, he holds a M.A. degree in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. George is a former U.S. government special agent and contractor, and has also worked in the private sector as an investigator and security consultant. A special joy in his life was coaching the Allegheny College cross country team from 1984-1998.

His first book, IMAGINE THAT: THE MAGIC OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTS, was WINNER-OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S FICTION ILLUSTRATED CATEGORY and was also a FINALIST-CHILDREN’S JUVENILE FICTION CATEGORY in the 2019 Independent Author Network Book of the Year Awards. George has also been honored with the Indie B.R.A.G. Medallion Award, as well as awards from the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards and the Wishing Shelf Awards. George lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and is currently working on another children’s book and a suspense novel.