D. James Smith
His novels for younger readers are Fast Company and his first book about Paolo and friends, The Boys of San Joaquin.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Everyday be of service to others and yourself.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My beastly appearanc: old, bullet-headed, one eye squinted. And my absurd sense of humor.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Playing with and "training" my Pit Bull-Dachshund cross, Lil' Big Dog.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. In conversation, "Really."
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. These change all the time. Today I was humming, Blue Skies/Falling around me