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Great American Publishers

Great American Publishers
171 Lone Pine Church Rd
Lena, MS 39094
601.854.5954 •toll-free • 1.888.854.5954
fax 601.854.5958

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Great American Publishers is a traditional small press. We publish books and cookbooks by various authors; we are not a vanity publisher nor do we produce print on demand books. Our publisher, Sheila Simmons, has more than 20 years experience in publishing and is supported by a staff with more than 20 years combined publishing experience.

State Hometown Cookbook SeriesIt is our goal to produce high-quality, user-friendly cookbooks containing easy-to-follow, delicious recipes for the every day cook. This goal is realized with the State Hometown Cookbook Series by Sheila Simmons and Kent Whitaker which features favorite recipes from hometown cooks all over the country — one state at a time. Perfect for cookbook collectors, armchair travelers and anyone who loves good recipes, the series includes Georgia Hometown Cookbook, Louisiana Hometown Cookbook, Mississippi Hometown Cookbook, South Carolina Hometown Cookbook, Tennessee Hometown Cookbook, Texas Hometown Cookbook and West Virginia Hometown Cookbook .Eat & Explore State Cookbook Series

For those who love to eat and love to travel, Christy Campbell presents the brand-new Eat & Explore State Cookbook Series. Each book in the series captures the true flavor of the state while providing reader’s with a guide to interesting places across the state. The titles available now include: Eat & Explore Arkansas, Eat & Explore Oklahoma, Eat & Explore Virginia, Eat & Explore Minnesota, Eat & Explore Washington, Eat & Explore North Carolina and Eat & Explore Ohio.

State Back Road Restaurants Cookbook SeriesThe Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series continues to take us on Restaurant Road Trips discovering the best locally owned restaurants in each state.  Author Anita Musgrove shares fun information about each restaurant, and, of course, terrific recipes from chefs and restaurant cooks.  Enjoy Alabama Back Road Restaurant Recipes, Kentucky Back Road Restaurant Recipes and Tennessee Back Road Restaurant Recipes. Texas Back Road Restaurant Recipes is coming soon.  So crank up the car and join us for a delicious restaurant adventure.

New to the It's So Easy Series is Kitchen Memories Cookbook.  More than a cookbook, this unique cookbook is a kids' cookbook, memory book, and activity book -- all in one fun package.  Your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews – any child – will enjoy filling out each fun memory creating a keepsake you will want to keep forever.  Family Favorite Recipes is a best-selling cookbook featuring quick & easy recipes that every family loves with full-color food pictures and cute, helpful hints and tips.

Game for All Seasons Cookbook by veteran hunter, fisherman, and chef Harold Webster features 292 seasonal recipes for venison, fish, fowl, and other delicacies from field and water. Fans of Webster's previous wild-game cookbooks and his popular newspaper column will recognize his trademark recipe clarity and his expert advice on handling, preparing, and serving game. Included with the recipes are memoirs that chronicle Webster's passion for hunting and fishing throughout his life. Coming soon is Harold Webster's latest wild game cookbook -- Deer Camp Venison.

Beyond our cookbook line, we offer Kent Whitaker’s Big Mo's Tennis Ball Hunt. This lively, rhyming story about Mo (a fun-loving golden retriever) will delight children of all ages as they help Mo search for his lost tennis balls. This book is a first pick for the Books for Every Child Program. Kent and Mo are spokesperson and spokesdog for ALPO® Chop House Originals Ribeye-Flavored dog food.

As our company grows so does our passion for regional recipes.  We remain committed to producing great books and cookbooks, but also to providing exemplary customer service. Our customers are important to us and we will go to any length to prove it. Every sale we make is 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We are always accessible by phone (toll-free 1.888.854.5954); if we aren’t available to take your call, leave a message and someone will return the call promptly.

We offer generous discounts to retailers and wholesalers. Call toll-free 1.888.854.5954 for a copy of our discount schedule.

Great American Publishers
Everyday Recipes for the Everyday Cook

Staff Listing:

Brooke Craig, Director of Operations
Diane Rothery, Office Manager
Anita Musgrove, Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series
Christy Kent, Special Sales
Sheree Smith, Special Sales
Tory Hackett, Inside Sales Manager
Krista Griffin, Inside Sales / Author
Amber Feiock, Inside Sales
Pam Larson, Indirect Sales Coordinator
Jennifer Coley, Logistics/Acct. Receivable
Cyndi Clark, Graphic Design
Nicole Stewart, Production
Pam Edwards, Production
Sheila Simmons, Publisher


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Great American Publishers
171 Lone Pine Church Road
Lena, MS 39094

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New! Kitchen Memories Cookbook
State Hometown Cookbook Series
Eat & Explore State Cookbook Series
Back Road Restaurants Cookbook Series

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Game for All Seasons

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