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Teacher friends and families, I am giving away 5 free virtual visits to a classroom. I can do a book reading, an author interview, or a writing lesson.

How do you get in on this? All you have to do is email me at Lasleybooks@hotmail.com

Yup, that's it. If you are a teacher, I'll contact you and we can set it up. You don't have to have the book. If you want to nominate your child's teacher, email me and I will get the info to contact the teacher. 


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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