Chicory and Roux


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Sophisticated city mouse Chicory never imagined she would venture beyond her elegant Creole home in New Orleans-until she falls asleep in a picnic basket and wakes up in the Cajun swamps!

There she meets Roux, a simple country mouse, and together they experience the bucolic bayou life. Chicory persuades Roux to see what the city has to offer, and they journey to New Orleans for a taste of Creole culture.

Idyllic picnics and lavish white-linen luncheons offer both delights and frights in this Southern retelling of Aesop's classic fable. Whimsical illustrations and two original songs make this a story you won't forget!