LANTIER, Patricia. American, b. 1952. Genres: Children's non-fiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Language arts teacher at elementary and high school levels, 1973-82; Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, instructor in English, 1982-89; Gareth Stevens Publishing, Milwaukee, managing editor and director, creative department, 1990-2001; freelance writer and editor, 2001-02; Kalmbach Publishing Co, Astronomy magazine, managing editor, 2002-. Publications: Take Me Out to the Ball Game, 1994. ADAPTER: The Wonder of Loons, 1992; The Wonder of Whitetails, 1992; The Wonder of Wolves, 1992; Hurricane: The Rage of Hurricane Andrew, 1993; Guatemala Is My Home, 1993; Little Lost Fox Cub, 1993. THE ADVENTURES OF BUSTER THE PUPPY SERIES (picture books; English text): Buster Catches a Cold, 1991, in Japan as Ame No Hi No Korowan; Buster and the Little Kitten, 1991, in Japan as Korowan Wa Oniichan; Buster and the Dandelions, 1991, in Japan as Korowan To Fuwafuwa; Buster's First Snow, 1991, in Japan as Yuki No Hi No Korowan; Buster's Blustery Day, 1991, in Japan as Kaze No Hi No Korowan; Buster's First Thunderstorm, 1991, in Japan as Korowan To Gorogoro. PEOPLE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE SERIES (abridger): (with J. Bentley) Albert Schweitzer: The Doctor Who Devoted His Life to Africa's Sick, 1991; (with D. Winner) Desmond Tutu: Religious Leader Devoted to Freedom, 1991; (with B. Birch) Louis Braille: Bringer of Hope to the Blind, 1991. WINGS SERIES: Airplanes, 1994; Birds, 1994; Flying Animals, 1994; Flying Insects, 1994.