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Since we are still in a pandemic, let's have some fun.

This is for all of you parents and teachers to do with your kids. No age limit!

Here is what you do:

1. Design your own Pan. You can draw a picture, decorate a paper plate or pie plate, even paint a gold pan! However you want to do it!

2. Take a picture of it.

3. Send it to me! You can post it on Twitter with the hashtags #pedrospan #mypan

You can send me a picture via email.

*Please note that these pictures may be posted here, retweeted and/or posted to my Facebook feed.

It is that easy! You could win a signed copy of Pedro's Pan AND a virtual classroom visit! Please have all entries in by September 25th. Each entry gets you into the drawing once.

Good luck and have fun!


Pedro's Pan


Pan is not just any kind of a pan, he is a gold pan. But after numerous failures of finding gold, Pan begins to doubt that he is good at his job and worries about letting down his friend Pedro. No matter how hard he tries, Pan can't seem to find the gold.

Be a part of the sometimes humorous adventures of Pedro and Pan as they search for gold and purpose in the wilderness of Alaska.


Lasley brings to life a gold rush story from his home state of Alaska in this charming debut picture book. A sweet nugget of a story. -Kirkus

Experience all the excitement of a wilderness gold rush through an unexpected narrator: a prospector’s trusted gold pan. -Foreword

This simply-written book is a fun way to incorporate history and real-life facts.

-Kids' BookBuzz 

Check out the book trailer for Pedro's Pan!


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