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Lettres Acadiennes: A Cajun ABC

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Through rich color artistry, the Goodrumï s animal friends show children the way of life in the swamps. Each page is a collection of animals, activities, and artwork representing a different letter of the alphabet. Goodrumï s highly intricate drawings are packed with so many characters, images, and backdrops that each page of artwork tells a story that can last for hours.

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Overview

Through rich color artistry, the Goodrumï s animal friends show children the way of life in the swamps. Each page is a collection of animals, activities, and artwork representing a different letter of the alphabet. Goodrumï s highly intricate drawings are packed with so many characters, images, and backdrops that each page of artwork tells a story that can last for hours.

An alphabetical introduction to Cajun vocabulary and culture.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
You can almost hear the Zydego band when you peruse these 26 audacious paintings plus boldly hand-lettered alliterative descriptions in Cajun patois. The joyous Acadian ambiance is unavoidable.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882898995
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/1992
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.31 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Don Goodrum teaches theatre at South Walton High School in Santa Rose Beach, Florida. He grew up in Clinton, Mississippi, and holds a BSED in speech and theatre from Mississippi College. With years of experience as a comic-book artist, he is able to create visually exciting arrays of characters and scenes to depict Cajun life. Goodrum's passion for theatre drew him to act in, direct, and write plays for area stage productions and short films. Carpal tunnel prohibits him from drawing as much as he would like, so he writes in order to tell his stories. He currently lives in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Don Goodrum teaches theatre at South Walton High School in Santa Rose Beach, Florida. He grew up in Clinton, Mississippi, and holds a BSED in speech and theatre from Mississippi College. With years of experience as a comic-book artist, he is able to create visually exciting arrays of characters and scenes to depict Cajun life. Goodrum's passion for theatre drew him to act in, direct, and write plays for area stage productions and short films. Carpal tunnel prohibits him from drawing as much as he would like, so he writes in order to tell his stories. He currently lives in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

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