Clovis Crawfish and Bertile's Bon Voyage by Mary Alice Fontenot
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Clovis Crawfish and Bertile's Bon Voyage
By Mary Alice Fontenot

Clovis Crawfish and Bertile's Bon Voyage

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Clovis Crawfish and Bertile's Bon Voyage by Mary Alice Fontenot

Book Description

It is late summer on the bayou, and the friends are sad because soon summer will be gone. Christophe Cricket chirps sadly, Je suis triste, je suis bien triste, parce que lete est passe, which means I am sad, I am so sad, because the summer is over. The bayou friends are even sadder because it is time for Bertile Butterfly to leave. She must fly south for the winter with the other monarch butterflies and cannot stay in the bayou much longer. To wish Bertile bon voyage, Clovis throws a going-away party, complete with music and entertainment. All of the friends will be therethey all want to say good-bye to their friend Bertile. But when a cool north wind brings a pinecone spinning down from a tree, pinning Bertiles pretty wing to the ground, the friends must help her save her wing and get her started on her way.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781589805415
ISBN-10: 1589805410
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 216mm x 8mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Clovis Crawfish and His Friends by Mary Alice Fontenot Clovis Crawfish and His Friends, Hardback (December 2009)

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Clovis Crawfish and Petit Papillon by Mary Alice Fontenot Clovis Crawfish and Petit Papillon, Hardback (December 2009)

Bertile Butterfly's baby goes through its metamorphosis unharmed, thanks to the constant attention of Clovis Crawfish and his bayou friends.

Clovis Crawfish and Michelle Mantis by Mary Alice Fontenot Clovis Crawfish and Michelle Mantis, Hardback (December 2008)

Although Clovis Crawfish and his bayou friends are afraid of the large, insect-devouring mantis that invades their home, they earn her gratitude by rescuing her when she gets stuck in the mud.

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Author Biography - Mary Alice Fontenot

Mary Alice Fontenot is best known as the childrens author of books on Cajun culture. She created the famous wetland characters of Clovis Crawfish and his friends more than thirty years ago. In addition to the Clovis Crawfish Series, Fontenot wrote several other childrens books, including Mardi Gras in the Country and The Star Seed, both published by Pelican. Fontenot worked as a kindergarten teacher and, for thirty-five years, as a newspaperwoman. Her dedication to children and to her art earned her the 1998 Acadiana Arts Council Lifetime Achievement Award. She died in 2003 at the age of ninety-three. Scott R. Blazek resides in Clovis, New Mexico, where he is a Lutheran minister and an award-winning freelance artist. He was awarded a $2,500 prize from the U.S. Mint for designing a five-dollar gold coin featuring James Madison for their Bill of Rights Commemorative Coins set.

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