Marvelous Cornelius Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner


Marvelous Cornelius Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner

In New Orleans, there lived a man who saw the streets as his calling, and he swept them clean. He danced up one avenue and down another and everyone danced along. The old ladies whistled and whirled. The old men hooted and hollered. The barbers, bead twirlers, and beignet bakers bounded behind that one-man parade. But then came the rising Mississippi--and a storm greater than anyone had seen before. In this heartwarming book about a real garbage man, Phil Bildner and John Parra tell the inspiring story of a humble man and the heroic difference he made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.


The heroics of a street cleaner - what a refreshing topic. --USA Today

About the Author

Phil Bildner is the author of numerous children's picture books. John Parra is an award-winning illustrator, designer, teacher, and fine art painter.

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44 pages


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Publication date

4th August 2015



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