Gumbo: A Magical Bayou Tale (Hardcover)

Gumbo: A Magical Bayou Tale By Alexis Braud, Alexis Braud (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alexis Braud, Alexis Braud (Illustrator)
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Some may think gumbo is simply a delicious stew, but down in Cajun country we know a gumbo is so much more. The magic of history, family tradition, local customs, and bayou seasoning meld to created a swirling wonder of flavor that enchants the senses and reminds us of home. It is just such an aroma that entices George as he wanders through the bayou on a lazy afternoon.

George follows his nose and meets the mystical Nanny, who seems right at home in the swamp under the ancient oak trees. There Nanny and George prepare a gumbo as rich in music, stories, laughter, and Cajun secrets - for everything finds its way into a gumbo. As they dice, chop, and stir, she will teach him how to put together the most important of Cajun dishes and impart a few lessons about life along the way. A simple gumbo recipe completes George's bayou adventure and allows young readers (and parents) to sample a delectable bite of Cajun heritage. Written and Illustrated by Alexis Braud.

About the Author

Alexis Braud is a Cajun native, rambler, and eccentric. With her books and art she celebrates the things that deeply matter to our lives here in Louisiana. A graduate of Nicholls State University, she lives with her books, drawings, dreams, and family along Bayou Lafourche, the same bayou on which she grew up.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781941879207
ISBN-10: 1941879209
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
Publication Date: December 20th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English