John Stenersen is the author of three books on the natural history of the Lofoten region, all published on Tringa Forlag:
- Fugler i Lofoten («Birds of Lofoten» – only in Norwegian), now out of print.
- The Norwegian Killer Whales (with dr. scient. Tiu Similä). The book cover the biology of the Killer Whales, based on fieldwork and photographs from the Lofoten region. The book is both in Norwegian and English, and the later can be purchased outside Norway trough Natural History Book Store:
- Lofoten Nature – a short introduction to the natural history of the Lofoten Islands. Main text in Norwegian and English with summaries in German, French, Spanish and Italian.