Virginia Parker Staat

Virginia Staat is an award-winning writer of articles, short stories and children’s books. She is also a lecturer, artist and photographer. Virginia is currently president of the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers and a long-time member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She is the author of "The Legend of El Patron:  A True Story."

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The Legend of El Patron: A True Story
Children / Teens, Inc.
February 2019
ISBN 9781644384923
24 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

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