Cajun Folktales

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Lapin, the clever rabbit, his friend Bouki, the slow-witted wolf, and their friends encounter adventure, competition, and romance throughout the bayous of Louisiana in this collection of entertaining and educational tales.

In "The Escape," Lapin has a playful adventure as he tries to outwit a very hungry bear. "La Poussi re (The Dust)" tells how
Bouki, Lapin, and others compete to win the hand of the most beautiful bride in the entire swamp. ...

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Overview

Lapin, the clever rabbit, his friend Bouki, the slow-witted wolf, and their friends encounter adventure, competition, and romance throughout the bayous of Louisiana in this collection of entertaining and educational tales.

In "The Escape," Lapin has a playful adventure as he tries to outwit a very hungry bear. "La Poussi re (The Dust)" tells how
Bouki, Lapin, and others compete to win the hand of the most beautiful bride in the entire swamp. "Comp re Crapaud's Ride" reveals the cleverness of the toad determined to do anything to marry the girl he loves.
Drawing on the rich oral tradition of the Cajun people, Cajun
Folktales collects six of the best children's stories that have been passed down from generation to generation. Told in the tradition of Brer
Rabbit, these stories are accompanied by the beautiful illustrations of Patrick
Soper.
Celia Soper and her husband Patrick reside in Lafayette, Louisiana, deep in the heart of Cajun Country. Mr. Soper is also the illustrator of The Night Thief , Mardi Gras in the Country , and A Christmas Dictionary , all published by Pelican.
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Presents six folktales from southern Louisiana, featuring Lapin the rabbit and Bouki, a coyote or wolf, and some of their animal friends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565542570
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/1997
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,363,743
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.72 (w) x 11.26 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

The lush surroundings of his south Louisiana home and studio often influence the work of award-winning illustrator Patrick Soper. The work of Patrick Soper, a member of the Society of Illustrators, has appeared in national publications such as Outdoor Life, Organic Gardening, and West Coast Book Review. In addition to Cendrillon: A Cajun Cinderella, he has illustrated Cajun Folktales, Contes Populaires Cadiens, Mardi Gras in the Country, and A Christmas Dictionary, all published by Pelican.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    great stories

    every Cajun child or child of Cajun parents should have this in their collection!

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