Patty York Raymond is a Multi-Award Winning Children’s Book Author and native Texan. Patty York Raymond earned her M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Houston and her Administration and Supervision from Texas A&M International University. Her interactive children’s books, It’s Too Windy! and The ABCs to Ranching along with their corresponding original theme songs ‘That’s What My Grandma Said’ and ‘Take Me To The Ranch,’ have received state and international acclaim. Patty is also known for her poem, ‘We Are Sisters’

featured in the Poets Facing The Wall

anthology by The Raving Press in 2018. Patty York Raymond has enjoyed working with children, families, and educators in a variety of roles including social worker, bilingual teacher and administrator. She especially enjoys visiting elementary schools throughout Texas and beyond to share her stories and encourage students to read and write. She and her family reside in South Texas where she is an independent education consultant as well as owner/director of Abrazo Case Management Services for Children and Pregnant Women.