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Monsieur Durand's Grosse Affaire

Monsieur Durand's Grosse Affaire

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by Rose Anne St. Romain, Joan Waites
     
 

An extravagant man creates a legendary wedding. For one of the wealthiest men in Louisiana's Petit Paris, a regular affaire wasn't enough for his daughters' double wedding. Based on a true story from 1800s St. Martinville, this tale reveals how one creative man used gold dust and 1 million spiders to stage an event still talked about more than 100 years later.

Overview

An extravagant man creates a legendary wedding. For one of the wealthiest men in Louisiana's Petit Paris, a regular affaire wasn't enough for his daughters' double wedding. Based on a true story from 1800s St. Martinville, this tale reveals how one creative man used gold dust and 1 million spiders to stage an event still talked about more than 100 years later.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589808089
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/26/2011
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

An author and award-winning storyteller, ROSE ANNE ST. ROMAIN toured with Jimmy Buffett after he saw her tell stories at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. She is the recipient of the Louisiana Pioneer Storytelling Award and a Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award.

Joan C. Waites has illustrated numerous Pelican titles, including Daniel Boone: Trailblazer, The Waving Girl, and Moon's Cloud Blanket, which was an IRA/CBC Children's Choice Program 2004 Selection. She has also been awarded the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award (2001) and the Educational Press Award from Hopscotch magazine for her illustrations, and has been featured in Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market. She lives and works in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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