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Close Up Radio to Highlight Children’s Book Author Carla Crane Osborne

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BOISE, ID – Carla Crane Osborne grew up, as one of her book titles boasts, Under the Barnyard Light, in Southern Idaho. Playing out there with a bunch of boys, most of whom were Crane cousins, not only gave Carla immense pleasure and set the course for a future in performing arts but also gave rise to her nickname Gona (one of the boys could not pronounce Carla and it came out Gona.) Gona sticks with her still and went into the names of her business, website, and YouTube channel: Gona’s Reading Ranch.

Carla’s first book, Under the Barnyard Light, was published in 2020 at a time when Carla’s four children were grown and her father, a central figure in the book and her life, was fading. While classified as a children’s picture book, adults love this delightful story as well, who cherish togetherness at dusk, when the natural light would change and automatic lights outside the barn would flicker on.

Carla is going to appear on the talk radio show to inform listeners about how her career, her five books (all true stories from her childhood), stuffed animal characters, and the regular readings on you tube have all evolved. She will let people know how to find her website, where they can purchase titles like Pony Express (2021) and Alex the Wonder Lamb (2022) that are so endearing to kids, teachers, parents, scouting groups, etc.

For more information on Carla Crane Osborne and her books, you can visit https://gonasreadingranch.com/ or her YouTube Channel