Gaston Goes to Mardi Gras Coloring Book by James Rice
  

Synopsis

Gaston Goes to Mardi Gras Coloring Book by James Rice

From the Jefferson City Buzzards, the oldest marching group in the city, to the Krewes of Rex and Zulu, author and illustrator James Rice captures the magic of the carnival season in a coloring book. In Cajun country, Gaston(R) joins a Courir du Mardi Gras group, enjoys spicy gumbo, and dances in a fais do-do until dawn. In New Orleans, he rides along with the Krewe of Zulu and delivers painted coconuts to the crowds. The festivities continue with Mardi Gras balls where Gaston(R) dances the night away. The simple line drawings of Gaston(R) Goes to Mardi Gras are perfect for a coloring book and are a wonderful companion to the classic full-color book of the same title.

About the Author

James Rice (1934-2004), in his long, distinguished career as an author and illustrator, produced more than sixty childrens books, among them several additions to The Night Before Christmas Series. Cajun Night Before Christmas(R), Rices first book, has been nationally recognized as a classic in its genre. Rice taught art and music at both high school and college levels and loved teaching children the joys of writing and illustrating. With more than 2.5 million copies of his books in print, Rice ranks among the nations best-selling creators of childrens books, having received awards from Printer Industries of America and the Childrens Book Council.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

James Rice
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Publisher

Pelican Publishing Co

Publication date

1st March 2000

ISBN

9781565547735


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