Cajun Night Before Christmas®/Cajun Night After Christmas

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Master storyteller Coleen Salley narrates two timeless family Christmas tales for audiences of all ages, capturing the unique sounds of the bayou as a backdrop for authentic readings of these holiday tales. This delightful audiocassette will put special Southern warmth in your home during the holidays and make the perfect read-along gift for any child.
ISBN: 9781589807228
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Series: The Night Before Christmas
Images: 25
Pages: 20
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 4.75 (h)
Coleen Salley was New Orleans' premier storyteller, but her reputation as a children's literature expert extends worldwide. Reading favorites like Cajun Night Before Christmas, she has visited hundreds of schools and libraries across America, Asia, and Europe. Her exuberant style makes her popular with children and adults alike. Coleen Salley makes books come alive! As Professor Emerita at the University of New Orleans, where she taught for thirty years, Ms. Salley inspired countless future teachers, writers, and illustrators. She has also been Visiting Professor at Simmons College, University of Southern California, University of Denver, George Peabody College, and Louisiana State University. Coleen Salley is a sought-after panelist and presenter who has appeared for groups as diverse as the American Booksellersí Association, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and Disney Studios. She enjoys tailoring her program's themes to the needs of her audience; some of her specialties include storytelling techniques, early childhood literature, and promoting books by first-time authors. A born entertainer, Coleen Salley has even starred in a VISA commercial with Pelican's own Gaston the Green-nosed Alligator. She was also the inspiration for the ABBY Honor-winning picture book, To Market, To Market, written by Anne Miranda, with illustrations by Janet Stevens. Who's That Tripping Over My Bridge is Coleen Salley's first book. She is also the narrator of the Cajun Night Before Christmas/Cajun Night After Christmas Audiocassette, available from Pelican. Salley passed away in 2008.
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