2022 Author in Schools Author
Martin the Mouse in the White House
Richard Ballo is a parent educator with the International Network for Children and Families, and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. He was a stay-at-home dad, then a single dad after his first wife passed away, raising his two sons. He has been a middle school basketball coach, volunteer parent in the classroom in his sons elementary and middle grade school, and a high school entrepreneur class business resource.
He writes to entertain and inform children, but mainly to hear them laugh. Laughter is so contagious. He is the author of the Martin the Mouse book series.
He is also a grandfather to four grandsons.