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From trapper camps to roundups, from Indian teepees to buffalo hunts, the art of Charles Marion Russell is a journey to the Wild West. Although most Western artists in the early nineteenth century never lived in the West and painted mostly the legends they heard, Cowboy Charlie loved to paint the scenes around him whether he was working as a night wrangler or living with the Blood Indians. That’s why when historians and researchers want to know what the American West looked like, they turn to his art.
Beginning in ancient times, symbols of luck (four-leaf clover) and faith (Celtic Cross) established themselves in the Irish culture and have survived for centuries. The country’s rich history extends from the Rock of Dunamase and Kilkenny Castle to the legends of St. Patrick and Finn MacCool.
Bringing up children in New Orleans carries a unique responsibility: making sure they know the iconic images of the city. This adorable coloring book from New Orleans native Melissa Maloney Wallace illustrates the most familiar ones. From the aquarium, beignets, the City Park carousel, and the Superdome to fleur de lis, king cakes, streetcars, second-line umbrellas, and the zoo, classic New Orleans icons can be found in simple line drawings waiting to be colored by a child’s imagination.
Author and stand-up comedian Michael Strecker tells jokes about po’ boys and ferries, and crawfish and oil—everything under the New Orleans sun!
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There is never snow at Christmas on the African plain. It is always hot and the riverbed is nothing but dust. Families sleep on floor mats waiting for Father Christmas, dreaming of relief from the heat. They have come to cherish the simple gifts he always brings. In this adaptation of the Clement C. Moore poem, the Shangaan tribe receives something much more precious than material goods. With a glossary and combination of African languages, this story shares how the true message of the season comes to every country and brings hope to all people.
Across the lush, emerald green mountains and through the alphabet, the ABCs of Scotland are explored in beautiful rhyme, imagery, and history. A stands for Saint Andrew’s Day, named for the brother of St. Peter and the patron saint of Scotland. I is for Iona, the ancient burial ground and abbey that holds the remains of early kings of Scotland, such as Macbeth and Donald II.
In this adorable counting book, ten Texas babies mosey into town, and each one gets into mischief. Wearing boots and cowboy hats and eating rice and beans, they have themselves a fine time. Children will hoot and holler as they count down and up again with the babies as they swim in the creek, follow an armadillo, find Grandmaw’s bonnet, and chase a longhorn.
On Monday, it’s apples, and Tuesday is pastrami. This catchy walk through a week of yummy New York fare introduces children to the favorite foods of the Empire State. With bright collage illustrations and infectious singsong lyrics, this playful adaptation of a traditional song features such goodies as Buffalo wings, hot dogs, pizza, and cheesecake. A “Word Menu” at the end of the book, along with tips and trivia about the great state of New York, round out this toothsome trip through a week’s worth of tasty eats. Come and eat it up!
Focusing on the bold and courageous explorers and determined settlers who extended the frontier to the western coastline, author Sherry Garland narrates in the voices of figures from history. She personalizes the adventures of Sacagawea, Jedediah Smith, George Catlin, and Annie Oakley. Talented artist Julie Dupré Buckner carefully researched the historical details for her evocative illustrations. Together, the narrative and the art tell the tale of ancestors who created the foundation of the American nation.
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