About the Author
Cecilia Casrill Dartez is a former elementary-school teacher. She is a popular storyteller who often addresses schools, libraries, and private organizations about the history of Louisiana. Her distinctive, engaging storytelling style may be heard on the audiocassettes Jenny Giraffe Discovers Papa Noël/Jenny Giraffe and the Streetcar Party and Jenny Giraffe Discovers the French Quarter/Jenny Giraffe's Mardi Gras Ride, which she narrated.
Andy Green is a freelance commercial artist from Picayune, Mississippi. His clientele stretches through the Gulf Coast regions of Mississippi and Louisiana, and includes commercial-billboard advertising groups, auto dealerships, and building-design companies.