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This popular holiday book is now available in a sturdy board edition for very young children. The original text has been simplified to focus on the merry lyrics in this fun take on the classic Christmas song. It’s a happy, festive way for families to celebrate the place where they live.
Enjoy Christmas in the Pelican State, where you can see such fun Louisiana things as 12 strands of sparkling Mardi Gras beads, 9 Cajun crawfish, 4 riverboats, 2 baby gators, and a pelican in a cypress tree!
Jean Cassels is the author and/or illustrator of more than children’s 60 books, including Two Bobbies, about a dog and cat that were rescued after Hurricane Katrina. The book, which she illustrated, won over 20 state children’s choice awards. A resident of New Orleans, Jean was chosen to create the poster for Rex, King of Carnival and Mardi Gras, which will go to The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Lynne Avril has illustrated more than 100 books, including Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse by Rebecca Janni, and New York Times bestsellers Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School and Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine by Herman Parish. Lynne currently lives in AZ.