Gaston Lays an Offshore Pipeline

Gaston Lays an Offshore Pipeline

by James Rice
     
 

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The irrepressible, friendly Gaston the green-nosed alligator helps some new friends lay a pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. Stirred by curiosity, Gaston follows a huge barge carrying pipes, which leads away from the lazy cool of his bayou home. Outfitted in a hardhat and steel-toed boots, he soon joins a crew and finds that the life of an offshore oilman is not easy.

Overview

The irrepressible, friendly Gaston the green-nosed alligator helps some new friends lay a pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. Stirred by curiosity, Gaston follows a huge barge carrying pipes, which leads away from the lazy cool of his bayou home. Outfitted in a hardhat and steel-toed boots, he soon joins a crew and finds that the life of an offshore oilman is not easy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589805101
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/14/2007
Series:
Gaston Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Author/illustrator James Rice (1934-2004) produced sixty books, including the illustrations for Pelican’s treasured The Night Before Christmas Series. Rice’s first book, the well-loved classic Cajun Night Before Christmas®, has more than 750,000 copies in print. Young readers can enjoy more of Gaston®’s adventures in Gaston® Goes to Mardi Gras and sample Rice’s other children’s stories with favorites such as Texas Jack at the Alamo. With more than 1.5 million copies of his books in print, Rice ranks among the nation’s best-selling creators of children’s books, receiving awards from Printer Industries of America and the Children’s Book Council, among others. Years after his death, Rice’s family found the art and text Gaston® Joins the Circus, and this discovery has brought Gaston® back for one more adventure!

Author/illustrator James Rice (1934-2004) produced sixty books, including the illustrations for Pelican’s treasured The Night Before Christmas Series. Rice’s first book, the well-loved classic Cajun Night Before Christmas®, has more than 750,000 copies in print. Young readers can enjoy more of Gaston®’s adventures in Gaston® Goes to Mardi Gras and sample Rice’s other children’s stories with favorites such as Texas Jack at the Alamo. With more than 1.5 million copies of his books in print, Rice ranks among the nation’s best-selling creators of children’s books, receiving awards from Printer Industries of America and the Children’s Book Council, among others. Years after his death, Rice’s family found the art and text Gaston® Joins the Circus, and this discovery has brought Gaston® back for one more adventure!

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