Petite Rouge by Mike ArtellPetite Rouge by Mike Artell

Petite Rouge

byMike ArtellIllustratorJim Harris

Paperback | June 23, 2003

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When her grand-mère comes down wit' de flu, this Cajun Little Red knows what she has to do.  With her witty cat, TeJean, she sets off in a pirogue to bring Grand-mère some gumbo.  Who should she meet upon the way, but that big ol' swamp gator, Claude!  Mean ol' Claude may want to gobble up Petite Rouge, but she and TeJean have a better idea. Before long, they have Claude running back to the bayou where he belongs!
Mike Artell is an award-winning children's book author, illustrator and television cartoonist. Mike's books include nationally recognized lift-the-flap board books for small children and non-fiction books for older children. Mike has also written and illustrated teacher and parent resource books on subjects as diverse as ecology, parti...
Title:Petite RougeFormat:PaperbackPublished:June 23, 2003Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142500704

ISBN - 13:9780142500705

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adore this story! My daughter brought this home from the school library and we had such fun with it, doing the voices! It was full of surprises with the cajun twist. The school lost it, so we bought it, we just loved it so much! It is a "new tradition" for us now.
Date published: 2010-03-02

Editorial Reviews

"Lyrical and visually hilarious." -Kirkus Reviews