Individual Author Record
Name: Cindy LadagePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:CHILD C:YA Born: 1958 in Pickneyville, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLadage was born in Pickneyville, Illinois. She has also lived in Nokomis, Illinois and currently resides in Virden, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationLadage is a freelance writer who contributes mostly to rural publications. Currently, she is a staff writer who provides features & travel stories for the ''Farm World Magazine'', ''Illinois Times'', ''Illinois Explorer Magazine'', & ''Senior News & Times''. She is also a staff writer for several collectible farm related publications.She has had her works published in more than a dozen publications, including ''Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul''. She has written three short story collections - ''Porch Swing Tales'' and ''Porch Swing Tale II'' and III and three novels - ''Where did Laurita Go?'' and ''Love-Forward'' and ''Fairytales Are Fragile'' which won the romance writing contest for Oaktree press in 2010.Ladage has also co-authored three children's books, ''Tucker's Surprise'' and ''Christmas Tractor'' and ''My Name is Huber, a Tractor's Story''.
*''Tucker`s Surprise'', Roots and Wings, 2000 - written with Jane Aumann*''Porch Swing Tales'', Roots and Wings, 2002*''Christmas Tractor'', Roots and Wings, 2003 - written with Jane Aumann*''Where Did Laurita Go?'', PublishAmerica, 2006*''Porch Swing Tales II'', Roots and Wings, 2009*''Love-Forward'', PublishAmerica, 2009*''Fairy Tales are Fragile'', Timeless Love, 2010*''My Name is Huber, A Tractor's Story'', Acorn ~ Books for Kids, 2012 - written with Jane Aumann*''Canning, Pickling, and Freezing with Irma Harding: Local and Organic Recipes from Farmall's Golden Girl'', Octane Press, 2013 - written with Marilyn McCray