Interview with Mike Artell

Monday, October 2, 2006.

Mike ArtellMark speaks with author Mike Artell about managing his self-diagnosed ADD and using it as a tool for writing, the business of book publishing, reading with your child and how Petite Rouge came to be.

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Friday, October 13, 2006.

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And many thanks to you for including Just One More Book in your day!

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Listener Input Show #3

Friday, October 6, 2006.

On this episode, we celebrate receiving a pre-release copy of Mike Artell’s upcoming book, Three Little Cajun Pigs, followed by two listener submitted reviews:

We’re hoping you’ll tell us about one of your favourite books too…

Send your review (five-minutes or less) as an MP3 file in email to, phone it in to our listener feedback line (206-350-6487), leave a two-minute MyChingo, or send your text review in email.

Our all time favourite: Petite Rouge, A Cajun Red Riding Hood

Thursday, July 20, 2006.

Author: Mike Artell
Illustrator: Jim Harris
Published: 2003 Puffin USA
ISBN: 0142500704

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A hilarious Cajun version of the traditional Red Riding Hood story. The illustrations are full of movement and emotion. The rhyming text is phonetically written in Cajun slang and is a riot to read aloud. This is our all time favourite.

SUMMARY: A spunky little girl-duck named “Petite Rouge” and her quick thinking cat, “TeJean”, take a pirogue across the swamp to bring gumbo and boudin to Petite’s sick “grand-mere”. They meet up with a gator named “Claude” and eventually outwit him with a quick, creative and final solution to his taste for people (people being ducks and cats).


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