Patricia Clark Smith, author of "Baiting Hollow: A Pastel Summer" is a retired Connecticut educator
living in Connecticut. She enjoys babysitting her two grandchildren; gardening; holding family
celebrations; spending summer vacations in Baiting Hollow, Long Island; art and writing. In addition to
Baiting Hollow: A Pastel Summer, she has published five other children's books: The Secret of Baiting
Hollow, Baiting Hollow: A Time of Enchantment, Little Lillie's Mermaid Day, The Garden Party, and The
Strawberry Promise. Pat is an editor for Mollie Wilson's books at Rhyme Time Books Publishing
Company and illustrator for Kelly Smith Papa's book, Isabella's Blizzard Party.