Author information:

Erin Fitzgerald is a writer of stories, songs, and snapshots. She lives in Louisville, KY with her brilliant children, who inspire her every day.

(NOTE: Information about the book Smart Butt can be found below. To see other written work from various publications, please click on the LINKS tab above.)

Smart Butt: Scenes from a Bold-Faced Life (starring Earlene) is a book for all ages, though written especially with middle grade readers (grades 3-6) in mind. 

It is published by MotesBooks as part of the Think Young Collection.

Schools, libraries, and regular wholesale customers may order from Ingram, or directly from MotesBooks at: 

If you are interested in scheduling a reading at a school, library, or other community location, you can send an inquiry to Erin at

Smart Butt was also developed into a play, which was performed for community groups in 2015 and 2016. More information about that HERE.

Smart Butt - front cover