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New in children’s books! Explore outdoors!

New in children’s books! Explore outdoors!

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Nice things people have said about Patch!

Upcoming Dates to Remember

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BIG  NEWS

Now  available

PATCH  UN  CONEJO DE  CAMPO

Spanish  translation  


Grandmothers, and teachers worldwide (practically) have commented on Mary's lovely and particularly legible penmanship. (taught by nuns) 


She fancies up her signature with her special purple pen and will laugh at your jokes if you laugh at her's.


Mary would love to come to your school, book shop, library, festival, gift shop, or Tupperware party. Why not?


Mary is available to speak at your book club or women's group. 


Contact Mary

marydbalagia@gmail.com

Upcoming Dates to Remember

Nice things people have said about Patch!

Upcoming Dates to Remember

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NEW  FOR 2020


March  19

The Old Mill Store

Author Appearance 

Wimberly,Texas

www.oldmillstore.com


March 22

Cy-Fair Home 

and Outdoor Living Show

1:00-3:00

Author Appearance and 

Book Signing

Learn how to make 

a nature themed basket


March  24th, 

Herod  Elementary


March 25th

Society of Children’s Book

Writers and Illustrators

Texas  Library Association

George  R.  Brown

10-10:50 and 12-12:50


March 28

Grandparent’s Day

Author  Appearance 

Book  Signing

11:30-2:30

G.Lee Gallery

2217 Strand  St.  

Galveston, Texas 77550


April  10

Dripping Springs Community Library

Author Appearance

Book Signing

Friday Discovery Time

10:30-11:30

Dripping Springs,Texas


May 19th

Zilker Elementary

Austin, Texas



Lady  Bird  Johnson  

Wildflower Center Book Fair 

Austin, Texas









Previous 

TV appearance Fox 26  morning  news

In  the  8:00 hour

Thursday April  18, 







Nice things people have said about Patch!

Nice things people have said about Patch!

Nice things people have said about Patch!

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"Everything about the book- the photos, the storyline, the special surprises and the vocabulary make it such a treasure." Lisa M.


"The illustrations are beautiful, and I love the idea of a "city" bunny learning to love the country." Margaret S.


"Congratulations on a masterfully written and illustrated book for children's imaginations to soar." Vivian C.


"Thank you for a true masterpiece among children's literature. you have given life to the Hill Country." Carol R. 


"A delightful story...beautifully and lovingly told, it will touch your heart. The illustrations are exceptional and so unique. Soft colors match the wonderful story." Becky M.


"This charming book is wonderful for young children. It is adventurous, captures attention and leads to a happy ending. The art work is outstanding. All in all "Patch" will become your little one's favorite!" 

Ray C.


As a grandmother, I celebrate the relationship between Patch and Honey. The story line and the illustrations are beautifully crafted. I look forward to the future adventures of Patch.

Sandra F.

Nice things people have said about Patch!

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Press

104.1 KRBE Interview

Fox26 Houston Morning Interview

Fox26 Houston Morning Interview

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Interview on 104 KRBE's "Around H-Town" program

Fox26 Houston Morning Interview

Fox26 Houston Morning Interview

Fox26 Houston Morning Interview

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Interview on Fox 26

Swoon Memorial Magazine

Texas Hill Country Magazine

Texas Hill Country Magazine

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Feature in Swoon Memorial magazine

Texas Hill Country Magazine

Texas Hill Country Magazine

Texas Hill Country Magazine

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Feature on TexasHillCountry.com