Linda Sale
Linda Sale, an elementary school teacher, is a native of Louisiana. She was born in Baton Rouge and has lived there all her life except for a two-year span she spent in Nova Scotia, Canada with her family. Linda graduated from Louisiana State University in Business Administration and later pursued and received her teaching certification. In 2007 she completed her English as a Second Language certification.

Linda has had a lifelong passion for Louisiana. She loves the people, the culture, and the history that makes Louisiana so special. Because of her many years as a school teacher and her work with children’s outreaches and ministries, she has developed a deep desire to educate children and adults about this great state. This book is the product of her desire, and she invites you and your family to read, learn, and enjoy it for many years to come!

Craig Routh
Watercolor artist, Craig Routh, was born in Baton Rouge, La. The characters and scenes in this book are inspired by his boyhood experiences exploring the rivers and bayous and enjoying the special way of life that can only be found in Louisiana. He began his art career while still in high school and went on to study fine art at SLU and LSU. He established his fine art and illustration business in 1980.

In 1994, he and his wife Leslie and father Stan, created The Routh Collection Greeting Card Co. featuring colorful and whimsical scenes that celebrate the local wildlife and culture of Louisiana. Craig lives in Denham Springs, LA with his wife and two sons. You may view more of Craig’s work at

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