Justin Wilson's Cajun Fables

Overview

Combine classic Mother Goose with a South
Louisiana Acadian setting and the artistry of renowned Cajun humorist Justin
Wilson, and the result is a captivating book that will delight children and adults of all ages.
For this book, American's formost interpreter of things Cajun has chosen five familiar stories and 19 favorite nursery rhymes. ...

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Overview

Combine classic Mother Goose with a South
Louisiana Acadian setting and the artistry of renowned Cajun humorist Justin
Wilson, and the result is a captivating book that will delight children and adults of all ages.
For this book, American's formost interpreter of things Cajun has chosen five familiar stories and 19 favorite nursery rhymes. By applying his inimitable bayou-country style, Wilson has produces what will undoubtedly become a modern classic.
"Goldilocks and the Three Crawfish," "The Three Little
Couchons," Petite Rouge Riding Hood," "Three Blind
Possums", and "Jacques and Jill" are just a few of the recognizable tales and rhymes that receive the Wilson touch in these pages.

Jay Hadley (Coauthor) of Baton Rouge and Errol Troxclair (illustrator) of
White Castle, in Louisiana's Cajun country, collaborated with Wilson on this book.
Affectionately known as "Joos-tain" by his Cajun friends, Wilson is one of American's busiest after-dinner speakers. For more than three decades he has entertained audiences across the country with his humorous but admiring look at the Cajun people and their culture.
A well-known gourmet cook and host of a syndicated cooking show on educational television ("Justin Wilson's Louisiana Cookin"), the multitalented Wilson has written four cookbooks— The Justin Wilson Cook
Book , The Justin Wilson #2 Cookbook: Cookin' Cajun ,
The Justin Wilson Gourmet and Gourmand Cookbook , Justin
Wilson's Outdoor Cooking With Inside Help , all which have sold multiple printings.
He is also coauthor, with Howard Jacobs, of Justin Wilson's Cajun
Humor.

A collection of twenty-four traditional nursery rhymes and fairy tales rewritten with a South Louisiana Cajun setting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882893624
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/31/1982
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,258,514
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.67 (w) x 11.24 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Justin Wilson was internationally known as a Cajun cook and humorist. During his lifetime, he appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and The Tonight Show. He was voted one of the 100 most influential Southerners of the twentieth century by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and his twenty-seven comedy albums once outsold Elvis Presley. Wilson died in 2001.

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