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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard Latta  

Pen Name: Rich Latta


Audience: Children; Children;

Born: 1946 in East Chicago. Indiana

-- Richard Latta on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Latta lives in Plainfield and teaches in Forest Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Latta graduated from Illinois Benedictine College with a B.S. in 1968. He lives in Plainfield, IL and has worked in Forest Park Public Schools as a junior high science teacher since 1968. He became a free lance writer in 1970.Along with the books listed, he is also the author of four books in "Games for Travel" series, author of four grammar puzzle books, four supplementary curriculum books and has been a contributor of poems, short stories, and articles to more than fifty-five journals. He was the advisor to ''Current Science'' from 1972-73.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

This Little Pig Had a Riddle
ISBN: 0807578932

Albert Whitman & Co. 1984

Includes more than ninety riddles involving pigs ranging in topic from pig celebrities to hit movies and pop songs, sports, foods, and geographical place names.

Song Title Trivia:'50 (Song Trivia Series)
ISBN: 0843128755

PSS Adult. 1991

Song Title Trivia:'60 (Song Trivia Series)
ISBN: 0843128763

PSS Adult. 1991

Tv Show Trivia Bks 50
ISBN: 0843128542

PSS Adult. 1991

Book by Latta, Richard



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