Allen the Alligator Counts Through New Orleans is a children’s book written by Megan Braden-Perry and illustrated by Lyn Brantley-Vicknair.
:“One alligator named Allen, wearing a silver medallion, boarded the Elysian Fields bus. He greeted the driver, paid his fare and spotted his good pal Gus.”
What follows is a day full of fun and adventure, from eating classic New Orleans cuisine to stopping bullies and touring a police station.
Allen the Alligator Counts Through New Orleans stands apart from other children's counting books because it shows numbers being used in a natural way.