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Holidays & Celebrations
Santa is back for another Christmas journey across the world, and this time, he is loading his sleigh under the brilliance of the Northern Lights in the chilly Alaskan air. Armed with an ice scraper and snuggled inside his heavy red coat, Saint Nick prepares the team of flying caribou.
Follow Henri, the French artist mouse living in a French country house, as he tries to paint the perfect Christmas gift for a very special friend.
Arturo and his grandmother return in this charming bilingual sequel.
It’s time to decorate the árbol de Navidad with Arturo and his grandmother, Abue Rosa, in this bilingual Christmas story. Children will learn Spanish vocabulary as well as the lessons of responsibility and forgiveness. Grandparents and parents alike will take pleasure in imparting this message about the importance of intergenerational relationships and family memories. Abue Rosa shares with Arturo the family story surrounding each ornament as it is hung. But what happens when Arturo plays with—and breaks—a glass bird? Journey through Arturo’s family history to find out in this unique and touching holiday tale.
Now you can bid friends and family the fondest Joyeux Noël with these fanciful Christmas cards that depict the covers of Pelican’s best-selling Cajun Night Before Christmas® and Gaston® the Green-Nosed Alligator, as well as selections from the interiors of these two modern classics. Flying alligators, moss-draped cypress trees, and the beautiful bayou will add a distinctively Cajun flavor to your Christmas greetings. Cards.
Inspired by the spicy humor of Cajun Night Before Christmas®, Cajun Night After Christmas is the story of St. Nick, an alligator named Pierre, and the Boudreau family once the holiday is over. Boudreau’s children are hollering as they play with their new toys, his wife has spent all the money, and he needs to get away.
Take the classic story of jolly old St. Nicklus, place it in a Louisiana bayou, dress Santa Claus in muskrat “from his head to his toes,” pile his skiff high with toys, and hitch it to eight friendly alligators. The result is a delightful twist on an old and familiar tale. It is Christmas on the bayou. Hardcover.
St. Nicholas piles his skiff high with toys and hitches it to 8 flying alligators on the bayou. Boxed.
It’s the night before Christmas in a tiny shack on the Louisiana bayou, and Santa Claus, with his eight friendly alligators and toy-laden skiff, is on his way. Written in lively Cajun accents, the best-selling Cajun Night Before Christmas® is a beloved holiday classic. With this delightful coloring book, children of all ages can put their own colorful spin on the story. Paperback.
This classic tale now becomes an ornament. A minature version of Cajun Night Before Christmas® suitable for hanging on any christmas tree. Hanger is provided! Ornament.
Master storyteller Coleen Salley narrates two timeless family Christmas stories, capturing the unique sounds of the bayou.
Storyteller Tommy Joe Breaux lends an authentic air to these classic tales.
The first narration, Cajun Night Before Christmas®, takes the story of jolly St. Nicholas’s annual visit and places it in a Louisiana bayou setting. The next story, Gaston® the Green-Nosed Alligator, explains the fascinating events that precede Cajun Night Before Christmas®.
Based on the classic E.T.A. Hoffmann tale, this story takes place outside of New Iberia, Louisiana, on Bayou Teche. Young Merrae dances to the sound of Zydeco music and eats gumbo during her family’s festive Christmas fete. When her godfather, Parrain Comeaux, arrives, he presents the children with gifts, including a Nutcracker for Merrae.
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