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Outskirts Press Announces La Historieta (the Storyteller), the Latest Highly-Anticipated Children's Book from Austin, TX Author Olga Rivera Lasher

Austin, TX, February 08, 2008 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published La Historieta (The Storyteller): A Children's Story About Texas by Olga Rivera Lasher, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 5 x 8 Paperback in the Children's category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $7.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book’s publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

For generations, Tejano families have passed down stories from Abuelita to mama (grandmother to mother). The families would gather to hear stories of humor or about familia (family) from a local storyteller, known to the children as La Historieta. This is one of those stories. The storyteller tells of a group of people who played a very important part in the making of Texas.

In this story, La Historieta, narrates her story as she takes you on a journey from the very beginning of Texas to the present, focusing on the valuable contributions made by a very special group of people, known as Tejanos (Mexican-Americans, Texans).

Deftly constructed at 88 pages, La Historieta (The Storyteller): A Children's Story About Texas is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Children's category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, La Historieta (The Storyteller) meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $7.95.

Additionally, La Historieta (The Storyteller) can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432709143 Format: 5 x 8 Paperback SRP: $7.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

Olga Rivera Lasher was born and raised in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Her desire to write this book stems from her passion and love of Texas.

Wanting to preserve her heritage for her children and grandchildren, Olga combines the rich and wonderful history of Texas with the equally rich Tejano (Texas-Mexican) history. She does not take away from what is already acknowledged and taught, but masterfully adds what has been left out of many stories about Texas. By combining the two, Olga has weaved a story that the children will find exciting and educational.

Olga is presently working on two fictional novels. One, about the many generations of one woman's family, an Indian guide to the Spanish Explorers and the other about the life and trials of one controversial Texas woman who struggles to maintain her land in early Texas in spite of the criticisms she had to endure from other settlers because of her self reliance as a Texas Patrona.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers turn-key, full-service, custom self-publishing for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. In 2007, the Denver Business Journal recognized Outskirts Press as the 3rd fastest-growing privately-held company in Colorado, with a growth rate of 1,560% since 2004. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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