Lois V. Harris
Children's Author

Look under Quick Links on this page to order my books

Lotta Crabtree: Gold Rush Fairy Star hardback and e-book

Maxfield Parrish: Painter of Magical Make-Believe hardback

Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist hardback and e-book; Finalist Western Writers of America Spur Storyteller Award and A Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner!!!

Mary Cassatt: Impressionist Painter hardback and e-book

Selected Works

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.
Biography of the artist who created colorful dreamlands. Click on title link to page with reviews and a Discussion Guide.
Biography of one of the world's greatest Impressionist painters. Click on title link to page with reviews and a Discussion Guide.

My Events

Workshop and Book Signing, 2018 Write on the Sound Conference, Edmonds WA

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum's 2018 Awards Autograph Party

I am available for book signings, speaking events, and writing workshop presentations. If desired, I include with my talk a colorful slideshow. Contact me at my email address under Quick Links, or Pelican's Sales Dept. and Promotion Dept. at (800) 843-1724 or (888) 5-PELICAN. For school/​library visits, please contact me or Pelican's School Sales Manager, at (800) 843-1724, ext. 319.

I enjoy giving writing workshops for children's writers and illustrators and have presented in Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, North Dakota, and British Columbia. I've appeared in book stores, libraries, museums, elementary schools, and colleges, at young author and adult writing conferences, literature festivals, and staff training meetings. I am a member of the Society of Children's Writers & Illustrators, the Western Writers of America, and the Authors Guild. I'd love to come to your event--invite me!

Reading to Buckaroos at Trail's End Bookstore, Winthrop, WA