After studying illustration at Red River College, Charmaine Johnson Putnam worked as a crest designer and silkscreen artist in the sportswear industry.

She has exhibited paintings and portraits at Manitoba Art Expo and

galleries in Winnipeg, and is one of the contributors to

the best-selling Measured Words anthologies.

Charmaine is a member of  SCBWI

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators,

and has self-published two children’s books through

Debby-the-Po  © 2012  

Apparitions, Beetlemilk & Cooties  © 2013

Employed as a support worker for adults with special needs,

C.J. is currently seeking a publisher for her third children’s book.

            Recent work can also be seen at

   and on Facebook’s

            GoogleEarthling profile.