When the Morning Comes: A Mardi Gras Indian Story

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Max tells his little brother, Jason, all about what happens in New Orleans on Mardi Gras morning, when the Indians come out in their colorful, feather-and-bead suits. Soon, Jason sees this beautiful custom for himself. The author is the big chief of the Golden Comanches and shares here a fascinating inside look into the rich tradition of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indians.
ISBN: 9781455624393
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Images: 25
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 8.5 (w) x 11 (h)
Vernon Smith printed his first book when he was in the first grade, and he hasn't stopped illustrating since. He received the Judges' Award and the Faculty Award for drawing while at the University of New Orleans and went on to open his own studio, El MacFearsome Comic Squares. Smith is an active comic book illustrator and regularly attends comic conventions and book signings around the country. He lives with his daughter in Metairie, Louisiana.
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