Verla Kay, author of beautiful, poetic, historical picture books for young children and also of her father's P-38 Lightning fighter pilot WWII POW biography, is renowned for helping other writers and illustrators on their journey to publication.

She loves many things - including reading, writing, travel, cooking, sewing, scrapbooking, gardening, puzzles of all kinds and playing games (board, cards and video, but especially pinochle).

Verla gives dynamic talks and workshops to adults and children and has a fervent desire to make history compelling and interesting through books.
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