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Join an adventurous pair as they travel down the Frozen Yukon River on a bicycle in 1900 as they attempt to beat the rush to the Nome Gold Field in my newest picture book still to be named. Watch for for more information with a publishing date in the Spring of 2023!

It's time for school again! Know a class that would like an author visit? It's never t0o early to plan for World Read Aloud Day. I will have limited time this year to do virtual visits, so plan ahead!

                                   Thank you again for Ravenwood                                      Elementary for hosting Pedro's                                        Pan for the Anchorage School                                          District's "Tales on Trails" active                                      reading program. They have some amazing books being featured for the 2021-2021 school year at various locations, so make sure to check them out! 



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 

The Spell of the Yukon Robert Service
Check out the book trailer for Pedro's Pan!