The New Orleans Twelve Days of Christmas

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Overview
Christmas in the Crescent City is unique. Welcome to the land of secondliners, oyster po’ boys, shotgun houses, and king cakes. This holiday picture book celebrates the special quirkiness of New Orleans.
Details
ISBN: 9781455624539
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Date:
State: Louisiana
Series: Twelve Days of Christmas
Images: 31
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 8 (w) x 8 (h)
Author
Lisa Marie Brown is a native of New Orleans. She lived in the Tremé and Gert Town neighborhoods before moving to Algiers at the age of eight. She is a tourism information counselor for the Louisiana State Museum and a licensed tour guide for the city. Brown earned a BA in elementary education from Xavier University of Louisiana before pursuing an MA in history from the University of New Orleans. She was an elementary-school teacher for several years and an archivist at the Historic New Orleans Collection. Brown’s love for her city is outmatched only by her knowledge of it.Sarah Cotton is a freelance illustrator and a former intern for Pelican Publishing Company. A graduate of New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, she earned a BFA and MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Cotton has illustrated numerous publications, including a picture book with Pelican, "Jackson Sundown: Native American Bronco Buster". She lives in Gretna, Louisiana.