Darcy Pattison

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DARCY PATTISON (www.darcypattison.com) is published in eight languages.

Spring 2014 titles include ABAYOMI THE BRAZILIAN PUMA, The Girl the Gypsy and the Gargoyle,
SAUCY AND BUBBA: A Hansel and Gretel Tale, and VAGABONDS.

Her recent titles WISDOM The Midway Albatross (wisdom.darcypattison.com)received a *STARRED REVIEW in Publisher's Weekly and is the winner of the 2013 Writer's Digest Self-Published award. Other recent titles include two nature books for Sylvan Dell, PRAIRIE STORMS and DESERT BATHS (August, 2012), and 11 WAYS TO RUIN A PHOTOGRAPH (11ways.darcypattison.com). She also authored the ebook, HOW TO WRITE A CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK and START YOUR NOVEL. She has authored three teacher resource books: WHAT IS COMMON CORE?, PREWRITING
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