Cajun Folktales

Cajun Folktales

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by Celia Soper, Patrick Soper
     
 

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

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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. "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.
Also available in French:
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565542570
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,410,033
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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