Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Why The Crawfish Lives in the Mud - Advance Review

Here is another wonderful advance review for my upcoming book Why the Crawfish Lives in the Mud:

"Johnette Downing possesses an uncanny knack for engaging children and charming them with words and pictures or as a musician capturing and expressing the essence of musical styles and making them come alive and engage children. I have literally seen an entire auditorium sprout a sea of arms swaying to her musical summons. Her books are lively and original and speak "children" as if it were a language unto itself. Both her books and music teach without seeming to by invoking joy and cleverness."

-Dr. Michael Sartisky, President and Executive Director, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

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