Did you know that Mile High’s co-owner and lead sales agent, Norman Wyatt, is also a published author? This year, Norman & his sister, Paris Wyatt Llanso, launched a children’s book called Mack’s Mobile Home. This heartwarming story follows a small turtle named Mack on a colorful journey about finding yourself. The young turtle hatches from his egg all alone, and sets out to find his home. He meets lots of spirited animals along the way, including Pokey the Porcupine and Hootie the wise old owl, until he finally discovers the perfect place to call his own. The bright characters and vivid environments bring Mack’s tale to life in a wonderfully rendered, cheerful tale of friendship and learning. Congratulations Norman and Paris! This uplifting story is the perfect gift for children this holiday season. ORDER YOUR COPY HERE, and help support local business. Don’t forget to check out The Making of Mack’s Mobile Home and subscribe to our YouTube channel to see more amazing illustrations!
About the Author: Norman was born in Fort Collins, CO in 1964, the second youngest of 5 children. He and his siblings grew up East of town on a 42 acre, lakefront property were Norman became an avid outdoorsman. After setting several swimming records at Fort Collins High School, he was recruited by the University of Arkansas, were he became a 3 year Division 1 All American and set a World Best time. Norman then attended the University of Northern Colorado, where he earned his Master’s in Public Health. In 2001, he and his wife, Ronni Aragon, started their own real estate company, and have been selling mountain property ever since.
About the Illustrator: Paris Wyatt Llanso was born in Talara, Peru and grew up on the Front Range of Colorado. She studied fine arts at CSU, where she majored in sculpture with a minor in forensic anthropology. Her impressive portfolio includes national awards and international sales, residential and commercial murals, sculpture, calendar art, logos, graphics, commissions, and fine art oil paintings. These days, she primarily works with oils, sculpting with thick applications of rich, vibrant colors, reminiscent of early impressionists. Paris runs her own art gallery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.