Synopses & Reviews
Drifting down the bayou the night after Christmas, Boudreau discovers a fat alligator named Pierre, whom he takes home as a pet. The Boudreau children give Pierre their full attention, much to Pierreis dismay, but in the end, itis a very happy Cajun night after Christmas all through the year
In this narrative poem told in Cajun dialect, Pierre the alligator is left behind in the bayou after helping Santa pull his skiff on Christmas Eve. 31 color illustrations.
Inspired by the spicy humor of Cajun Night Before Christmasi1/2 and the authors' own chaotic holiday experiences, this is the story of St. Nick, an alligator named Pierre, and the Boudreau family's post-Christmas blues.
Boudreau needs to get away. His children are hollering as they play with their new toys, and his wife has cleaned out their pocketbook after buying Christmas gifts and treats. As he drifts down the bayou on a moonlit night, Boudreau spies Pierre, one of St. Nicholas' alligators that has been left behind Boudreau offers Pierre a home to keep him safe from hunters and trappers.
Will St. Nick ever come back for his lost gator? And what will Boudreau's children think of this new pet? The antics of this cast of characters are sure to induce laughter and add a fun twist to the original story