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"This picture book romp in the Louisiana swamps is one exhilarating outing." - Publishers Weekly, starred review
" . . . captures the joie de vivre of Cajun Louisiana perfectly." -- School Library Journal, starred review
All Feliciana Feydra Leroux wants to do is partake in a time-worn Cajun tradition, but her otherwise lenient and generous Grampa woni1/2t allow her to participate in"halligator huntin'!" The adventure begins when Feliciana refuses to be left behind while all the menfolk pack up the truck and head out for the hunt. Treading alone in the dark swamp armed with only a flashlight and her wooden pecan tree doll, Feliciana finds herself suddenly responsible for Grampa's rescue from the jaws of a gator! This Louisiana tall-tale includes a whimsical recipe for perfecting your own Cajun accent, a glossary of Cajun terms, and delightfully energetic illustrations that capture the gutsy cleverness and joi de vivre of the lii1/2l Cajun girl Feliciana Feydra Leroux.
|Publication Date||February 1, 2005|
|Primary Category||Juvenile Fiction/Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General|
|Publisher Imprint||Pelican Publishing Company|