Synopses & Reviews
Clovis Crawfish and his friends share two adventures on this English/French bilingual CD. Friendship is the underlying subject as the beauty and dangers of bayou life are depicted for young readers in this, the very first volume in the landmark series. Clovis, a curious crawfish, always wants to know why and what things are. When the terrified Gaston Grasshopper takes cover from a swooping bird in Clovis's mud home, Clovis risks his own life to save his friend. Clovis's friends come quickly to his aid as he tangles with M'sieu Blue Jay.It's springtime in south Louisiana, or is it? Clovis Crawfish isn't about to wait around in his mud house to find out He meets Simeon Suce-Fleur, a tiny hummingbird who is looking for threads to build her nest, and wise old Henri Hibou (Henry Owl), who warns Clovis that it is not yet spring. When tiny flakes of snow begin to fall, Clovis discovers that Henri Hibou was right and dashes back to the warmth of his mud hole. But when he arrives, he sees Simeon Suce-Fleur lying on the ground, shivering from the cold. Has he arrived in time to save the little hummingbird? What will Clovis do?
The curious crawfish, Clovis, learns about the beauty and dangers of bayou life.
A curious crawfish, Clovis, learns about the beauty and dangers of bayou life in this first story in the series. In his next adventure, Clovis must rally his friends to help save Simeon the hummingbird from the unexpectedly cold weather.