Lois V. Harris
Children's Author

Selected Works

BOOK
Biography of the spunky gal who danced, sang, and dared to joke and play the banjo when both were considered not ladylike. Lotta soared on to become America's first comedienne. Click on title link to go to book's page.
Award-winning biography about the famous Cowboy Artist and storyteller. Click on title link to page with reviews and a Discussion Guide.
Book
Biography of the artist who created colorful dreamlands. Click on title link to page with reviews and a Discussion Guide.
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Biography of one of the world's greatest Impressionist painters. Click on title link to page with reviews and a Discussion Guide.

Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist

Hardback and e-book; a Finalist Western Writers of America Spur Storyteller Award and A Parentsí Choice Recommended Award Winner!!!

Reviews, etc.

"This is a delightful book for young readers about the greatest artist and storyteller of the old American West---Charlie Russell." Raphael James Cristy, author of Charles M. Russell: The Storyteller's Art

"...very well done and fills a niche for younger readers that has been lacking." Sharon McGowan, Librarian, Frederic G. Renner Library, C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT

"This beautiful children's book...will be part of the Dickinson Research Center's Library Collection. Lois V. Harris selected several images from our collections to illustrate the biography...her website provides a discussion guide, a great resource for teachers." National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

"Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist is a great choice for kids interested in the West, cowboys, and art. There's also a Canadian connection - Charlie Russell spent time in Alberta, learning from the Blood Indians," says Lindsey Carmichael, http:/​/​10storiesup.blogspot.com

"The joy and hardships of the world of the cowboy literally sing from the pages like tumbling tumbleweeds across the praire," Eularee Smith, Roseburg, Oregon's The News-Review.

Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist makes Renaissance Learning's Accelerated Reader List, November 2010!

Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist is "an easy-to-read introduction to the works of the self-taught painter and sculptor." Cowboys & Indians Magazine