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Books: 
Mardi Gras in New Orleans Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780930892449
Availability: Special Order
Published: Arthur Hardy Enterprises, Inc. - January 2014

Written for the casual Carnival observer as well as the veteran Mardi Gras fan, Mardi Gras in New Orleans: An Illustrated History is a concise and comprehensive pictorial account of the celebration from ancient times in Europe to post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. With more than 350 vintage and contemporary illustrations and 60,000 words of text.


The second book in the "Sue The 'Mingo" series. Our flamingo Sue is using her imagination to explore the colors of New Orleans during Mardi Gras! This story was inspired by our family's love of Louisiana. With great food and great fun, New Orleans is the perfect place for Sue to visit. Come see for yourself. As we say in Louisiana, "Laissez les bon temps rouler!" Let The Good Times Roll!


The Animals' Secret Krewe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631770487
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Mascot Books - March 3rd, 2015

Mimi's First Mardi Gras Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780882898407
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - November 1991

Mimi awakens on Fat Tuesday morning and hurries to a breakfast of hot beignets (French doughnuts). At the table, Mimi's parents explain Mardi Gras traditions such as king cake, and the observances of Ash Wednesday and Lent.


The Little Float That Could Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941879016
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Published: River Road Press - May 2015

The big day has arrived and the youngest riders in the Mardi Gras Day parade are ready to share their beads and trinkets with the children of New Orleans. But as they prepare to start the parade, their float falters and breaks a wheel. Will the children be able to work together to bring the magic of Mardi Gras to the Crescent City?


Who Got the Baby in the King Cake? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941879245
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Published: River Road Press - January 2019

Based on a song from Johnette Downing's album Swamp Romp, A Louisiana Dance Party for Children, this rhythmic original story celebrates king cake, the culinary centerpiece of New Orleans Mardi Gras. believed to have originated in twelfth-century France, the cake is an homage to the wise men or three kings.


The King Cake Baby Cover Image
By Keila Dawson, Vernon Smith (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781455620135
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - January 23rd, 2015



New Orleans Mother Goose Cover Image
By Ryan Adam, Marita Gentry (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455619535
Availability: Backordered
Published: Pelican Publishing Company - September 15th, 2014

"Lundi's child eats shrimp and rice.
Mardi's child is full of spice.
Mercredi's child plays zydeco.
Jeudi's child loves Satchmo mo'.
Vendredi's child makes shrimp boulette.
Samedi's child's from Lafayette.
But those born on dimanche, you know,
rest and relax and fais do-do "