Lois V. Harris is the author of children's magazine articles and stories, Mary Cassatt: Impressionist Painter, Charlie Russell: Tale-Telling Cowboy Artist, Maxfield Parrish: Painter of Magical Make-Believe and Lotta Crabtree: Gold Rush Fairy Star. She is a member of The Authors Guild, the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, the UW Alumni Association, and a Skagit Valley College Writing Instructor. She lives in Anacortes, Washington and when not writing, you might find her on their boat in the beautiful San Juan Islands, searching for whales.

Other Works

  • Maxfield Parrish: Painter of Magical Make-Believe


Awards and Recognition

  • National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum's 2018 Award for Best Juvenile Book; Western Writers of America 2018 Spur Award Best Western Juvenile Nonfiction Finalist; California State Library "Book of the Week," Oct. 16, 2017
  • Western Writers of America 2011 Spur Award Best Storyteller Finalist; 2011 Parents' Choice Recommended Award Winner