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Saturday Signing w/ Johnette Downing
February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us Saturday, February 26th from 2-3:30 pm for a signing with local children’s author, Johnette Downing!
Downing will be signing her carnival favorites: Who Got the Baby in the King Cake? and Mumbo Jumbo, Stay Out of the Gumbo! We will also have a selection of her other local children’s books available.
This event is free to attend. You must be properly masked.
Click here if you’d like to reserve your signed copies!
Called the “Musical Ambassador to Children” and the “Pied Piper of Louisiana Music Traditions,” Johnette Downing is a multi-award winning musician and author who serves up a gumbo of Louisiana roots music and books in a toe-tapping, two-stepping good time for children across the globe. In addition to working with children, she presents keynotes and workshops for educators globally. Dedicated to celebrating childhood, nurturing cultural exchanges, and fostering literacy through her music and books, Downing has performed in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America, North America and the Caribbean. Her presentations speak to a child’s interests in an engaging, interactive, thought-provoking, educational, entertaining and culturally respectful way. A Governor of the Recording Academy’s Memphis Chapter, Downing has garnered a long list of awards for her music and her writing including a 2017 Louisiana Writer Award.