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Erin Soderberg
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Erin Soderberg is a local children’s book author. She is also known as Erin Downing when she writes tween, teen and adult novels. And wait, there’s more… she writes under pseudonyms, too. Erin has written books as Kate Howard (including a Captain Underpants book!) and Nessi Monstrata (Monster High books).  Going forward, all books will be published as Erin Soderberg Downing!

Whether written as Erin Soderberg, Erin Downing or Erin Soderberg Downing, find her books in our Shop.

Erin Soderberg Downing Books

The Great Peach Experiment Series

  1. When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie (April 2021)
  2. The Peach Pit (April 2022)
  3. Frozen Peaches (April 2023)
  4. Duck, Duck, Peach (April 2024)

More Books by Erin Soderberg Downing

  • Controlled Burn (November 2022)
  • Just Keep Walking (February 2024)

Erin Soderberg Books:


The Quirks Series

  1. Welcome to Normal
  2. Circus Quirkus
  3. The Quirkalicious Birthday
  4. The Freaky Field Trip

The Puppy Pirates Series

  1. Stowaway!
  2. X Marks the Spot
  3. Catnapped
  4. Sea Sick
  5. Search for the Sea Monster
  6. Pug vs. Pug
  7. Lost at Sea
  8. Super Special #1: Ghost Ship
  9. Super Special #2: Best in Class
  10. Super Speical #3: Race to the North Pole

More Books By Erin Soderberg

  • Daring Dreamers Club Series
  • Moon Shadow
  • Monkey See, Monkey Zoo


Local Author Erin Soderberg reads at Apple Tree-O
Erin Soderberg reads at Apple Tree-O

Erin Downing Books:

Books published under Erin Downing are young adult and adult books. I have read both of her adult romantic comedies and enjoyed them. If you like modern romances, you’ll enjoy these.

  • Back to Reality (adult romantic comedy)
  • Best Friends…Until Someone Better Comes Along
  • Cheating on Myself (adult romantic comedy)
  • Dancing Queen
  • Drive Me Crazy
  • For Soccer-Crazy Girls Only
  • Juicy Gossip (Candy Apple #19)
  • Kiss It
  • Moon Shadow
  • None of the Regular Rules
  • Prom Crashers (Romantic Comedies)
  • SPACEPOP: Not Your Average Princesses
  • SPACEPOP: Rocking the Resistance

Erin Soderberg Downing Visits BookHounds

Erin is a delightful children’s author and silly mama of three. Erin has taken the time to appear on BookHounds Invites in The Case of the Funnies. See below for links and books mentioned in this video.

Books Mentioned

Find the books mentioned in this interview, including Erin’s favorite read alouds, here.

  • The Baby-Sitters Club 1: Kristy’s Great Idea
  • Sweet Valley High
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • Magic Tree House
  • Junie B. Jones
  • Mallory McDonald series
  • Judy Moody
  • Joe Schmoe to the Rescue!: Solving America’s Problems
  • Melvin Beederman
  • Mo Willems
Erin’s Favorite Read Aloud EVER
–Sam and Dave Dig a Hole 

  • Beyond the Pond
  • The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
  • Captain Underpants
  • The Penderwicks
  • Ida B and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and Possibly Save the World
  • The Thing About Jellyfish
  • Ramona Quimby, Age 8
  • The Witches
  • The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • The Frog Princess (Tales of the Frog Princess Book 1)
  • Roller Girl
  • Dory Fantasmagory
  • Imaginary Veterinary
  • Nanny Piggins
  • The One and Only Ivan
  • Animorphs
  • Crenshaw
  • A Snicker of Magic
  • Monster High by  Kate Howard

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