Join us along with friends of the Child Development Program (CDP) for a very special live performance - complete with puppets, props, and plenty of silliness -  featuring Pat Roig's hilarious picture book, THE BEIGNET THAT ALMOST GOT AWAY. This uniquely New Orleans tale chronicles the adventures of cockroaches Ralph and Roxanne as they chase an elusive beignet through the streets of the French Quarter.

The Child Development Program is a center-based Infant Nursery and Preschool in New Orleans with the mission to foster the social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual development of young children from ages six weeks through Pre-K. Please mention the Child Development Project when you check out, and we'll donate a portion of the proceeds to CDP.

Event date: 

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:30am

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Octavia Books - 513 Octavia St. - New Orleans, LA 70115
The Beignet That Almost Got Away By Joanne Mehrtens, Pat Roig Cover Image
ISBN: 9781424308811
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: P and J's Creative Days, LLC - October 1st, 2006

Tale of two roaches chasing a bag of "New Orleans famous-Cafe du Monde" beignets around the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A counting book for children that highlights the local color of St. Charles Avenue. As always, Ralph and Roxanne are there to comment on each page with hilarious quips that provide enjoyment for adult readers.

We find Jockamo sick in bed. The cure for his flu is Maw Maw's Gumbo. It's up to Ralph and Roxanne to find the fresh ingredients for this homemade remedy

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