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Saturday Signing w/ Johnette Downing
November 13, 2021 • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us Saturday, November 13th from 2-3:30 pm for a signing with local children’s author, Johnette Downing!
Downing will be signing her latest release, Five Little Possums. Reserve your signed copy here!
Five little possums swing from a tree, teasing Mr. Alligator, “You can’t catch me.” Pre-readers can count down as the possums are scared away one by one in this engaging counting book from award-winning author and musician Johnette Downing. Her felt collage illustrations jump off the page in this adorable board book for little ones.
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.