It's Great to Be a NOLA Kid: An A-Z Coloring Book

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Color your way through New Orleans cultural icons! Not just for kids anymore, coloring books are the newest way for adults to de-stress and let their minds rest. What better way to do that then beside your youngster with this coloring book featuring 31 iconic images of New Orleans life? From the zoo, the City Park carousel, and the Superdome to king cakes, streetcars, and beignets, classic cultural images are waiting to be colored! Created by a graphic artist and mom to celebrate the culture and traditions of New Orleans, this coloring book allows everyone to share in the Crescent-City experience. Perfect for locals and tourists of all ages, these stylized outlines of childhood memories will be treasured for years to come.
ISBN: 9781455620524
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Series: It's Great to Be
Images: 31
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 11 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Having discovered her passion for art a young age, Melissa Maloney Wallace has been applying her creativity to a variety of jobs ever since. This New Orleans native is a work-at-home mom who finds inspiration from spending time with her son and shares stories with him of the New Orleans of her youth. These precious moments sparked the idea to use her talents to create a unique coloring book with New Orleans' kids in mind. Fueled by big dreams, Wallace received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Nicholls State University and used her passion and skills to teach elementary school children upon her graduation. When Hurricane Katrina forced her husband, Grant, to search for another position as a chef, Wallace used her graphic design talents to work with him at a restaurant in Florida. She created all of the menus, ads, and the logo for the restaurant. The couple didn't stay away for long, making the move back to Louisiana and opening their own restaurant on New Orleans' Northshore. Here, Wallace once again found inspiration to create logos, ads, and even paintings that adorned the restaurant's walls. This working mom's impressive résumé includes being the party planner for Commander's Palace and opening her own graphic design business, Let's pARTy NOLA. Wallace resides in Mandeville, Louisiana, with her husband and their three-year-old son.
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