Abbie "Gail" Gauthier



Abbie"Gail" Gauthier is a self-styled writer and playwright of Cajun-themed children's stories.  Her intriguing books, Pierre the Cajun Frog and Grandma's Traveling Kitchen, are set in the bayous of South Louisiana where issues of friendship, trust, loyalty, obesity, and bullying are addressed. Her personal life experiences have given her great insight and sensitivity to these issues. She and her husband Sam reside in Egan, Louisiana have one son, Dusty, along with several grandchildren.




12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
Grandma’s Traveling Kitchen: A Cooking Demo for Kids

1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


Grandma's Traveling Kitchen

Cooking is a passion that binds Cajun families together and healthy cooking appeals to young and old everywhere.  Author Abbie Gail Gauthier shares her passion for healthy recipes, her joy of life, and her commitment to traditional family life in South Louisiana in Grandma's Traveling Kitchen, the story of a young Acadian girl who dreams of becoming a great cook.


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