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THE BOURBON STREET MUSICIANS

ADVANCED READING LISTS
Georgia, Texas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Louisiana, Florida
Chicago Public School Recommended Reading for Third Grade
California Early Literacy Recommended Reading for Third Grade

• 2005 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Poetry
• 2003 Notable Book Award
• National Council of Teachers of English, Children’s Literature Assembly
• ALA Booklist Starred Review
• New York Times Book Review,
: Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2003, Bank Street College

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Kirkus Reviews: "an auspicious debut..[a] completely satisfying, must-have rendition of the age-old tale."


The Bourbon Street Musicans
A creaky old mule with a bray loud enough to scare shadows sets out for New Orleans and the life of a musician. Along the way he meets an elderly hound dog,a ragged rooster, and scrawny ginger cat all musically inclined,and together the four friends sojourn past back roads and woods certain that Bourbon Street is their destiny.

A bluesy dialect,vivd imagery and distinctively comic illustations infuse this rollicking retelling of the Bremen Town Musicians with the flavor of rural Louisiana,and the rhythm of New Orleans jazz.

AWARDS

Storyteller, poet, and musician.

Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education, Townshend, VT, artist-in-residence, 2001.

Wild Acres, North Carolina, ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2006


HONORS

Notable Book Award, National Council of Teachers of English

New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship Poetry, 2005.

American Library Association Starred Review

New York Times Book Review

Best Children's Book of the Year Bank Street college