The Cajun Cornbread Boy By Dianne De Las Casas
Pelican Publishing

The Cajun Cornbread Boy By Dianne De Las Casas

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You can't catch me--I'm full of cayenne! Baked in a skillet with two chilies for the eyes, a peppercorn for the nose, a link of boudin sausage for the mouth, and a large dash of cayenne pepper for extra spice, the Cajun cornbread boy runs through the bayou, sprinting past hungry animals who would like to sample such a tasty treat. When an artful alligator tries to trick the boy into becoming dinner, he's in for one really spicy surprise. Told in the charming language of an experienced storyteller, this colorful romp through Cajun country is perfect for children of all ages looking for a flavorful twist to a familiar fable.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dianne de Las Casas is an author, recording artist, and professional storyteller. Her CDs Jump, Jiggle & Jam and World Fiesta were named the School Library Journal's "Audio of the Week" and received rave reviews in Publishers Weekly. She performs arts-in-education programs and residencies at schools, libraries, festivals, museums, and special events. She is a frequent presenter at the International Reading Association, American Library Association, and other literary and education conferences. She was named the International Reading Association LEADER's 2014 poet laureate and received the 2014 Ann Martin Book Mark Award from the Bishop Byrne Chapter of the Catholic Library Association. De Las Casas attended the University of New Orleans and Delgado  Community College. She enjoys reading and going to the movies with her family and lives in Harvey, Louisiana. 

ISBN: 9781589802247
FORMAT: Hardback
PUBLISHER: Pelican Publishing
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STATE: Louisiana
SERIES: Cajun Tall Tales
IMAGES: 31
PAGES: 32
DIMENSIONS: 8.5 (w) x 11 (h)