Gaston (R) Goes to Mardi Gras Coloring Book by James Rice
  

Gaston (R) Goes to Mardi Gras Coloring Book

Written by James Rice
Illustrated by James Rice

Synopsis

Gaston (R) Goes to Mardi Gras Coloring Book by James Rice

Gaston the Green-nosed Alligator has returned from the swamp and is taking adventurous readers on a colorful tour of Mardi Gras. 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 designed for children of all ages.Full of James Rice's enchanting illustrations for children to color, this activity book is the perfect gift for any child eager to learn about the Mardi Gras tradition. In Cajun country, Gaston joins a Courir du Mardi Gras group, enjoys spicy gumbo, and dances in a fais-do-do until dawn. In New Orleans, Gaston rides along with the Krewe of Zulu and delivers painted coconuts to the crowds who are yelling, Throw me something, Mister! The festivities continue with Mardi Gras balls where Gaston dances the night away.Every page has Rice's signature artistic style for children to enjoy and learn more about the magic of Mardi Gras!

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

31st January 2000

ISBN

9781565547735


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