TO CARNIVAL!: A CELEBRATION IN ST LUCIA : A Celebration in St Lucia
A Celebration in St Lucia
Baptiste Paul, illustrated by Jana Glatt
The sights, sounds and tastes of vibrant Saint Lucia come to life in this cumulative #OwnVoices tale of a girl's journey to Carnival. When a series of unexpected delays disrupts her journey to the big parade, Melba must adjust both her expectations and her route to the festivities. Who will she meet and what will she learn along the way?
Baptiste Paul grew up in Saint Lucia, where at age seven he propagated a root cutting that still produces breadfruit for his family. He holds an Environmental Science degree and is the author of The Field, which received multiple starred reviews. He is also the co-author of I Am Farmer, with Miranda Paul. Jana Glatt's fascination with creating character, costumers and scenarios began in her childhood theater classes. Today, she feels like a director of a great scene when she is creating her illustrations. Jana has illustrated more than twenty books and has been seen all over the world. She lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.