The Louisiana Children's Book Illustrators

Ally-Gator BookBites illustrators will be displaying their artwork from our locally published children's books. Viewing begins Friday, October 18th and will end on Saturday, November 30th.

1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center
1001 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana

A gallery talk featuring many of the featured illustrators is planned for Tuesday, October 29 at 5:30. Following a brief presentation, a Q & A session will reveal insight in the artists' inspiration for their work.

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Ally-Gator Book Bites is an independent publishing company based in Lake Charles, Louisiana. We focus on children's books, middle grade novels and young adult novels. If you're a local author, reach out to us today to discuss your manuscript.

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Trust us with every stage of your book's production

Put your book in capable hands. Our publishing team will handle every aspect of your book's production, including:

Editing-one of our qualified editors will comb through your manuscript to find any errors and suggest revisions. Our job is to take your wonderful idea and make it the best that it can be!

Design-watch your manuscript become a beautifully designed children's book that's ready to dazzle parents and young readers alike. Our designers will work on a layout that fits your book's style and genre.

Illustration-you'll work with our in-house designers during the production process to fill your book with vibrant illustrations.

Printing-Once it's edited and approved, your book will be printed with an ISBN number. It'll be ready to sell.

Marketing-while we don't handle distribution, we will create a custom marketing strategy to get your book into the hands of readers.

Ally-Gator Book Bites takes pride in helping local authors turn their writing projects into marketable children's books. Contact us today to begin the process.

  • Ally-Gator Book Bites

    1 Lakeshore Drive
    Ste 1275
    Lake Charles, LA 70629


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Trust a fellow writer and book lover with your manuscript

Ally-Gator Book Bites prints high-quality books that foster a love of reading in children, teens and young adults. Our lead publisher, Tommie LaBorde Townsley, started publishing her own children's books in 2005. She loves writing stories that reflect her local region. She brings that passion to the work she does with local authors at Ally-Gator Book Bites.

Call 337-429-5515 today to learn more about submitting your manuscript.