• Title: The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story (Myths, Legends, Fairy and Folktales)
  • Author: Terri Hoover Dunham Laura Knorr
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Legend of Papa Noel A Cajun Christmas Story Myths Legends Fairy and Folktales Around the world Santa Claus has many names But in a deep swampy bayou of Louisiana he s known as Papa No l In such a hot and humid place there can be no sleds or reindeer so Papa No l rides the r
    Around the world Santa Claus has many names But in a deep, swampy bayou of Louisiana, he s known as Papa No l In such a hot and humid place, there can be no sleds or reindeer, so Papa No l rides the river in a boat that s pulled by eight alligators, with a snowy white one named Nicollette in the lead On this particular Christmas Eve, it s so foggy on the river that evenAround the world Santa Claus has many names But in a deep, swampy bayou of Louisiana, he s known as Papa No l In such a hot and humid place, there can be no sleds or reindeer, so Papa No l rides the river in a boat that s pulled by eight alligators, with a snowy white one named Nicollette in the lead On this particular Christmas Eve, it s so foggy on the river that even Nicollette s magical glowing green eyes may not be enough to guide Papa No l The alligators are tired, grumpy and bruised from banging into cypress trees, and Papa is desperate to get all the gifts to the little children Well, quicker than a snake shimmies down the river, the clever Cajun people come up with a solution that saves the day A colorfully inventive Christmas tale, Papa No l is a lesson in fast thinking, as well as a witty introduction to a part of America that s rich in folklore and legend.

    One Reply to “The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story (Myths, Legends, Fairy and Folktales)”

    1. Cute! I have this in hardback and in Kindle, but returned the Kindle version because it is messed up in the formatting. Petit Papa Noel rides in a pirogue with alligators pulling it, and an albino alligator with red eyes leading the way through the foggy bayou.Dem Cajuns is smart.youtube/watch?v=WQush

    2. Mel's review I read this as a child and loved it then and I still love it as an adult. I will share it my children.

    3. Travel to A Special ChristmasI have loved this story since I first started reading it to my children and then hundreds of students. Enjoy the twist on a favorite Christmas legend.

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