Alexis Braud



Alexis Braud was raised in Lafourche Parish and returned after years of travel. Trained at Nicholls State University, she writes and creates art that celebrates her Cajun heritage and Louisiana culture.




1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Children’s Author Tent 1
The Fly that Flew Off the Handle
(Ages 3 to 7)

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Cavalier House Books Tent
Book Signing


The Fly that Flew Off the Handle

We all need to find where we belong to be happy. Lester is a fly with some problems. He's angry. He's frustrated, and he keeps flying off the handle! In The Fly that Flew off the Handle, Jonathan Foret and Alexis Braud tells a story of a bug on a mission to get himself on track.


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