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Photo Credit: Anchor + Spire Photography

Photo Credit: Anchor + Spire Photography

Photo Credit: Reb Sumner Photos

 

Photo Credit: Reb Sumner Photos

 

Author Bios

50-word:

Janet Sumner Johnson is a middle grade and picture book author. Her works include Help Wanted: Must Love Books, and The Winterton Deception mystery series. After living in all four continental US time zones, she now lives in Utah with her husband, three kids, and dog. Learn more at janetsumnerjohnson.com.

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Janet Sumner Johnson is the author of both middle grade novels and picture books, including The Winterton Deception 1: Final Word, and Help Wanted: Must Love Books which was the winner of the 2021 CLEL BELL Read Award and was nominated for the Children’s Choice Book Awards in Colorado and Washington. She lives in northern Utah with her husband, three kids, and a dog. Her amazing talents include wiggling her ears and replacing the roll of toilet paper the right way (over the top). You can learn more about her and her books at www.janetsumnerjohnson.com.

 

Book Covers:

Book Cover for Help Wanted: Must Love Books. A little black girl in pajamas stands in front of a bookshelf

Cover Artist: Courtney Dawson

Book Cover for The Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society. Two pairs of legs stand on the ground next to a headstone with a PB&J buried beneath it.

Cover Artist: Brann Garvey

Cover Artist: Alexandra Colombo

Book Cover for The Winterton Deception 1: Final Word. A cream-colored mansion with a red roof sits in low light, surrounded by pine trees and the ocean in the distance Book cover for Not My Circus. A little girl in a yellow jacket and blue skirt stands in front of several circus animals, including an elephant spraying water everywhere. A book cover. An illustration of a young girl with brown hair and light brown skin in a yellow sweater with pink trim stands in front of a roller coaster. Text reads, "Braver than Brave"