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Mardi Gras dictionary

Beverly Barras Vidrine

Mardi Gras dictionary

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Published by Sunflower Press in Lafayette, La .
Written in English

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  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • Carnival -- Louisiana -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.,
    • Mardi Gras -- Dictionaries.,
    • Louisiana -- Social life and customs -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.,
    • Louisiana -- Social life and customs -- Dictionaries.

    • About the Edition

      Explains in dictionary format the history and traditions of the pre-Lenten celebration in Louisiana.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Beverly B. Vidrine ; illustrated by Patrick Soper.
      ContributionsSoper, Patrick, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4210.L8 V53 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1125207M
      ISBN 100964142198
      LC Control Number94066951
      OCLC/WorldCa31602264


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Patrickís Day Alphabet, A Mardi Gras Dictionary, and A Christmas Dictionary, all published by Pelican. Vidrine lives in Lafayette, Louisiana.5/5(1). Beverly Barras Vidrine is a member of the Writersí Guild of Acadiana and the Society of Childrenís Book Writers and Illustrators. She is also the author of Easter Day Alphabet, St.

Patrickís Day Alphabet, A Mardi Gras Dictionary, and A Christmas Dictionary, all published by Pelican. Mrs. Vidrine lives in Lafayette, : Arcadia Publishing SC. Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday” — meaning it is the last opportunity to eat rich food before the fast of Lent begins.

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