September 2014

Advance Quotes for THE FIFOLET

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My spring 2015 release and 15th picture book with Pelican Publishing Company entitled THE FIFOLET about an eery swamp phenomenon has received some rave advance quotes!  “Johnette Downing thinks like a kid, but writes like a magician. This Cajun tall tale is a little bit scary and a lot of fun." -Julie Kane, former Louisiana Poet [...]

Macarooned on a Dessert Island Books Have Arrived!

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My new picture book entitled Macarooned on a Dessert Island has arrived! Illustrator Christina Wald has created delicious eye-candy art for a little explorer daydreaming about an island of treats.  Please join me for the Book Launch Party at: Maple Street Book Shop October 11, 2014 11:30-1:00  New Orleans, LA  http://www.maplestreetbookshop.com/   A scavenger hunt [...]