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Proceeds of DEZZER THE GASSER book sales go toward college scholarships for children of breast cancer victims. Available to the Library market through Baker & Taylor, Brodart Co. QBI and Follett. Retailed (Sold to the public) through Borders, Amazon.com, Target.com, Barnes & Noble online. Several Reviews: An original and simply hilarious picture book! (Midwest Book review, 2009) Dez... More
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1. Dezzer the Gasser (Hardcover)
    Author: Lorraine Florido
    Illustrator: John Ewing
    Publisher: ThinkUs Publishers
Ages 4-8 04/27/2009
6 Reviews  
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1. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (Paperback)
    Author: David Sedaris
    Publisher: Back Bay Books
N/A 9/14/2010
Lorraine said: Highly entertaining! Very funny. Unique writing style and voice.
6,756 Reviews  
2. Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story (Paperback)
    Author: Mary Downing Hahn
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Ages 9-12 9/14/2010
Lorraine said: I love the writing style and the constant element of suspense!
3,268 Reviews  
3. My Body Belongs to Me (Hardcover)
    Author: Jill Starishevsky
    Illustrator: Sara Muller
    Publisher: Safety Star Media
Ages 4-8 6/27/2009
Lorraine said: This book tactfully delivers a vital message to children. A must read for children.
74 Reviews  
4. The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 3) (Hardcover)
    Author: Jeff Kinney
    Publisher: Amulet Books
Ages 4-8 6/27/2009
Lorraine said: Unique concept which will undoubtedly entice young readers with entertaining wit.
6,665 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Jessica Bouchard on 12/27/2010 at 1:52 PM:
Happy Holidays!!!
Comment by Sandra Davis on 11/7/2010 at 2:35 PM:
You have lots of books. I want to read some of them. Sandy
Comment by Mario Cortés on 11/7/2010 at 8:44 AM:
Wonderful video promo, fantastic illustrations and the story looks very funny!
Comment by Sarah Renée on 4/18/2010 at 6:41 AM:
Thanks Lorraine! Your book sounds cute and hilarious!
Comment by Nata Romeo on 4/13/2010 at 8:45 AM:
hi Lorraine!
I am your fan :-)
Comment by Paolo Domeniconi on 4/13/2010 at 8:20 AM:
Hi Lorraine, thanks for the friendship! :)
Comment by Marvin Joshua on 4/3/2010 at 2:03 PM:
Thank you!!
Comment by Marvin Joshua on 4/3/2010 at 9:41 AM:
Hi Lorraine,

beautiful illustrations!
Comment by Tom Hannah on 12/9/2009 at 5:08 PM:
Hi Lorraine-Thanks for the nice comment about our poem. I appreciate that bravo you gave us. Tom Hannah
Comment by Kellie Lewis on 11/6/2009 at 1:40 PM:
Love the drawings from "Hugo's Dream".
Comment by Corey Colombin on 11/3/2009 at 9:59 AM:
Hello, there! Hilarious premise for a book- and haven't we all met an extraordinary "gasser" in our time? Best of luck with it!
Comment by Felix Mayerhofer on 11/3/2009 at 12:03 AM:
Hi Lorraine,

I just received you as a friend at SCBWI but it was uncooperative and refused to open. You can contact me at [email protected].

Comment by Scotty Roberts on 10/20/2009 at 5:07 PM:
Ft. Lauderdale! See... you could never mistake me for Sherlock Holmes.
Comment by Jill Starishevsky on 10/1/2009 at 7:13 PM:
Thanks Lorraine for your kind words about the School Library Journal review. I am very excited about the news. As always I appreciate your support.
Comment by Nata Romeo on 9/28/2009 at 5:26 PM:
thank you Lorraine ;-)
Comment by Hank LeGrand lll on 9/18/2009 at 7:12 PM:
Hi, Lorraine,
Nice illustrations,
Hank LeGrand
Comment by Donald James Parker on 9/5/2009 at 4:09 PM:
Hi Lorraine,
Thanks for the friend invitation. I'd be honored if you'd check out my work at My website - click here
You can download my ebooks for free there.
God bless!!
Comment by katherine yeboah on 8/21/2009 at 5:41 AM:
Hi there, hope everything is going great for you!
Comment by Lorraine Florido on 8/18/2009 at 9:49 AM:
Hey Scotty,
Thanks for the compliment. I will forward to my illustrator, John Ewing. You didn't think I drew that did you? C'mon now Scotty.......Beam me up! Sorry, I could not resist.
Comment by Scotty Roberts on 8/17/2009 at 5:51 PM:
Hi Lorraine!
Gotta say... I absolutely LOVE your character work!

Love the little Chinese violinist.
Comment by Jennifer Zinn on 7/30/2009 at 9:01 AM:
Hi Lorraine, I have to tell I think it is amazing that you published a children's book! Currently I am finishing my first book, and could use some direction - would you be willing to share some insight?
Comment by Nicole Lamb on 7/13/2009 at 6:47 PM:
thank you for your friend request. I am hoping things start moving for my book. Good luck to you too!
Comment by Jeannine Montgomery on 7/13/2009 at 1:00 PM:
Thanks for leaving a comment. It is nice to find another
sahm also on the journey.

Comment by Mary Ann Scott on 7/11/2009 at 10:48 AM:
BTW, Dezzer sounds like a blast!
Comment by Mary Ann Scott on 7/11/2009 at 10:46 AM:
Hi Lorraine! Yep, I sure did grow up in a haunted house. He liked to move furniture, too!
Comment by Sissy Marlyn on 6/26/2009 at 11:33 AM:
Lorraine, thanks for the reply to my e-mail. Hope to see you at the Almost Famous Authors' Faire in Louisville, KY on Nov. 7, 2009.
Comment by LBB Ward on 6/17/2009 at 2:02 PM:
Hi Lorraine

Thanks for the friendship!

It's wonderful what you're doing with the scholarships for the children of breast cancer victims.

Comment by Donna McDine on 6/10/2009 at 3:38 PM:
Your website is fantastic!
Comment by Debra J Edwards on 6/6/2009 at 6:38 PM:
Hey Lorraine! Thanks for the welcome and comment! Looking forward to networking with everyone!
Comment by Michaela Passero on 6/6/2009 at 12:00 PM:
thank you :) thats so nice
Comment by Tom Hannah on 4/21/2009 at 6:56 PM:
Hi Lorraine,Thanks for adding us, your book sounds like great fun and the illustrations are wonderful. We hope you enjoyed reading about The Endless String.
Comment by Liliana Erasmus on 4/8/2009 at 12:52 PM:
Hi Lorraine! Thank you for your visit and compliments. I can imagine how fun it must be to have you as a friend, judging from your books. I love humor and I know kids do too. Wow and to work with an illustrator like John Ewing! I have a lot to catch up with - I'm very new here. It's overwhelming.
Comment by Deb Larson on 4/2/2009 at 10:57 AM:
Thanks for writing! As a matter of fact, I plan to check into your area regarding my little book - after all that's where I first discovered sea turtles - we were staying at a beach house in New Smyrna Beach and saw their trails after leaving their eggs buried by the rocks. The stor... more
Comment by Caren E Salas on 4/1/2009 at 11:30 AM:
Hey Lorraine! Sitting here in Panera having a cup of coffee and writing! Join me! :)
Comment by Zombienose on 3/19/2009 at 2:21 AM:
Hey Lorraine, thankf or the compliment. I hope you're right about my work. Your book looks great!
Comment by Caren E Salas on 3/18/2009 at 11:04 AM:
Lorraine, my friend! No surfing punks or puppies I'm afraid...but a few ideas regarding beach life, will that do? How's Desser doing? Is he old enough to surf yet? Cowabunga!
Comment by Paul Nunn on 3/17/2009 at 6:14 AM:
Awesome sketches!!! And despite my profile pic(which I did about 4 years ago) I am not running for office.... heheheh
Comment by Violeta Dabija on 3/16/2009 at 8:26 AM:
Thanks Lorraine, nice to meet you :)
Comment by vamshi mohan on 3/15/2009 at 11:48 PM:

Lorraine, Great to see your message,I have gone through your profile.
Comment by Deb Larson on 3/5/2009 at 3:55 PM:
Hi Lorraine:
Thanks for the welcome. Your book sounds cute. Good luck with it!! Be sure to tell your state libraries about it.
DL Larson
Comment by jack foster on 2/19/2009 at 5:50 PM:
Wow! John sure is a talented guy! and a brother in Christ too!
Comment by jack foster on 2/19/2009 at 5:39 PM:
Hey Lorraine! Congrats on your success! I see we came aboard on the same day. We both must have been n the same lifeboat. :) I'm going to check out John Ewings site right now, looks like a very talented fellow.
Comment by TONY POLIZZI on 2/19/2009 at 6:53 AM:
Hey Lorraine...If you moved to Montana...would you be Lorraine Montano......yeeeehawwww
Comment by Caren E Salas on 2/18/2009 at 4:17 PM:
Wait! I've got it! We get a bunch of friends, and we plan a time and date when we'll all have a cup of coffee and work on our writing! Okay, the plan isn't perfect...
Comment by Donna Pellegata on 2/18/2009 at 3:23 PM:
OMG Lorraine! You're website is a hootenanny! What a great book! What hilarious writing! What a funny girl! Psst...great illustrator you got there too!
Comment by Caren E Salas on 2/17/2009 at 10:23 PM:
Your profile alone cracks me up! Welcome to JF! Let's get the party started!!
Comment by Lorraine Florido on 2/17/2009 at 6:28 PM:
I have five friends.....do I get a gold sticker?
Comment by John Blackford on 2/17/2009 at 8:21 AM:
I wanted to welcome you and your family oh and your books hahaha to JF happy jacket Flapping
Comment by Elizabeth Westra on 2/17/2009 at 12:45 AM:
Hi Lorraine, welcome to Jacket Flap. Your picture book sounds hilarious! What does ThinkUs Publishers publish--what kind of books?

Comment by Eric Hammond on 2/16/2009 at 5:04 PM:
Hello, fellow Floridian.
Welcome, Lorraine, to JacketFlap.

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