GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Author Phyllis Root appeared on Kare 11 News at 11 Monday to promote her newest children's book. called "Plant a Pocket of Prairie."

Root has written more than 40 children's books. You can meet the author and Illustrator Betsy Bowen Saturday, May 10th at noon at Birchbark Books in Minneapolis. Root and Bowen will also appear Saturday, May 18th at 2pm at the Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis.