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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, and Texas 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 Virgnia, Eat & Explore Minnesota, Eat & Explore Washington and Eat & Explore North Carolina. The newest book in the series -- Eat & Explore Ohio.

State Back Road Restaurants Cookbook SeriesWe are excited to introduce another line of regional cookbooks -- the Back Road Restaurant Recipes Series. The first book in the series, Alabama Back Road Restaurant Recipes,Kentucky Back Road Restaurant Recipes & Tennesssee Back Road Restaurant Recipes is now available with Texas Back Road Restaurant Recipes following right behind. This series is a cookbook and restaurant guide to all the very best locally owned restaurants in each state.

The first cookbook in our It's So Easy Series -- Family Favorite Recipes has quickly become a best-selling cookbook. And it's no wonder, this fun and sassy cookbook has quick & easy recipes that every family loves with full-color food pictures and cute, helpful hints and tips on every page. Family Favorite Recipes

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, we will be adding to our cookbook line and publishing more regional non-fiction and children's titles. 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
Tory Hackett, Inside Sales Manager
Krista Griffin, Inside Sales / Author
Amber Feiock, Inside Sales
Sheree Smith, Sales Support / Logistics
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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State Hometown Cookbook Series
Eat & Explore State Cookbook Series
Back Road Restaurants Cookbook Series
Family Favorite Recipes
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