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Gaston®, the intrepid green-nosed alligator from the bayou, ventures far and wide to satisfy his wanderlust. Gaston®’s creator, James Rice, has written and illustrated eight books featuring the friendly swamp creature. Gaston®’s devoted fans have followed him since he led Santa's team of flying alligators through the bayou on Christmas Eve. Hardcover.
This delightful coloring book tells the story of how Gaston®, the Green-Nosed Alligator, helped Santa Claus deliver his gifts one Christmas and how St. Nick came to live in Louisiana. Coloring Book.
Gaston® the Green-Nosed Alligator has returned from the swamp and is taking adventurous readers on a tour of Mardi Gras. Experience the real events of Carnival with him through these beautiful illustrations. In Cajun country, he joins a courir du Mardi Gras group, enjoys spicy gumbo, and dances in a fais do-do until dawn.
Gaston® the green-nosed alligator has returned from the swamp and is taking adventurous readers on a tour of Mardi Gras. The things he sees on his journey are the real events that take place during Carnival! In Cajun country, Gaston® joins a Courir du Mardi Gras group, enjoys spicy gumbo, and dances in a fais do-do until dawn. Come join Gaston® in his Mardi Gras discovery! Coloring Book.
This miniature book of Gaston® Goes to Mardi Gras to hang on your tree tells the story of how Gaston® the green-nosed alligator has returned from the swamp and is taking adventurous readers on a tour of Mardi Gras. The things he sees on his journey are the real events that take place during Carnival! In Cajun country, Gaston® joins a Courir du Mardi Gras group, enjoys spicy gumbo, and dances in a fais do-do until dawn. Ornament.
Gaston® is a curious gator whose adventures have entertained generations of children and their parents. From Mardi Gras to the rodeo and even to the Kentucky Derby he will go—if only to discover what sorts of unusual things he can find there. So when the circus sets up tent next to his shady swamp, he has to investigate. What he finds beneath the flaps of that striped tent are marvelous doings by man and beast! Elephants, acrobats, tigers, lions, and tightrope walkers, too! Gaston® thinks it is too good to be true, and so he asks if he, too, can join the circus.
Unlike other books about George Washington, this compelling interactive biography reveals anew why Washington is proclaimed as the “Father of Our Country” and remains America’s most-beloved president. Graced by a captivating fast-paced narrative and intricate, colorful design, George Washington: An Interactive Biography literally places history in the hands of the reader through a fascinating collection of Washington artifacts and documents.
This fun tale follows Tall Papa Tom, Pretty Mama May, Sweet Sister Isabelle, Little Buddy Earl, and other friends, as they make their way to the Peach Pickin’ Festival. Each time they pass a field, Little Buddy Earl yodels and watches as a crop grows gigantic. His singing skills soon come in handy when he turns a tiny peach into a great big fruit. But how will they ever pick that giant, juicy peach for the Festival?
From the author of The Little Colonel, immortalized in film by the adorable Shirley Temple, comes yet another enchanting story. Little Joyce is an American girl who has been sent abroad to France to study. She is very homesick and lonely, until she meets Jules, a sick boy who needs her help to get well. She soon discovers that even a Christmas far from home can be joyful. But will she be able to help Jules?
How do you carry a gift of glass flowers to a contessa? Very carefully—and with a group, if you’re Maybellinda. Hardcover.
When Max falls in love with Regina—a magpie with a fetish for shoes—he thinks of the many ways to make her smile. The two spend the summer together, searching for food and footwear, while laughing until their feathers shake.
When Ma Farmer gets a hankering for some sweet potato pie, she decides to plant a sweet potato in her garden. But when it comes time to harvest, the sweet potato has grown to be so enormous that it is stuck! So Ma grabs Pa, but the sweet potato still won’t budge. Soon Bessie Cow, Ralphie Dog, and Kitty Cat join in to help; that sweet potato sure is stubborn. When itty-bitty Lily Mouse offers to help, everyone soon learns that a small and mighty effort can yield GIGANTIC rewards.
An evil macaroon takes a bunch of frightened brownies hostage, and only the Gingerbread Man can save them from their sticky situation! With raisin eyes, a licorice mouth, and a kitchen towel for a cape, the superhero swiftly flies to the rescue. But flying sesames seeds and stampeding animal crackers are just a few of the dangers the tasty treat must face to defeat the wicked dessert.
Beware of beasts with epic appetites! As a band of eight knights trek to their castle with Glubbery Gray, the Knight-Eating Beast, in tow, little do they realize that their captive has a taste for gallant gentlemen. It’s not long before the knights begin to disappear, one-by-one, and the countdown begins.
A Good Soup Attracts Chairs bridges cultures on each side of the Atlantic through the ethnic cooking of the African nation of Ghana. One of the best ways to teach children about their world neighbors is to introduce them to a common point of both cultures—food.
Featuring forty-one vibrant black and white photographs and illustrations, this book includes details of Gordon Parks’ life and his work. Included are his photographs of the poor, stylish Parisian models, and the Civil Rights movement.
Seventy-five individuals of varying ability, vision, and leadership capabilities have served as governor of Alabama during three centuries as an organized governmental entity. Paperback.
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