Splash into River Royals: Master
the Mississippi with Eliza Jane and Henry as they take a wild ride down
the Mississippi River in hopes of being crowned King and Queen of the
New Orleans Mardi Gras. Filled with local culture, geography and history
of the Mississippi River Basin, this imaginative journey takes children
through ten states where they meet colorful new friends who also want
crowns. The travelers soon discover that in these great states, you
don't need a crown to shine. The strength of the United States lies in
the hearts and dreams of its people. Citizens "from Lake Itasca to
shining sea" work together to make America shine. With the charm of
Eloise and the audacity of Huckleberry Finn, River Royals: Master the
Mississippi "enchants and educates children ages five to eight as it
introduces the vibrant communities along America's largest river system.
Join this happy caravan as they explore the Mighty Mississippi and
discover the wonders of America at every bend in the river.
After graduating from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Journalism and Minor in English, Katie enjoyed a career in pharmaceutical sales. She now uses her energy and passion for writing as a children's book author. Her desire to celebrate America from "rivers to shining seas" combined with her family's history of military service inspire her love of this country as reflected in the series. Katie, her husband and three daughters live in Houston.