Your kids are going to be delighted at the Books from the Bayou event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at Louisiana's Old State Capitol.

Authors of children's books with be reading, storytelling will be going on in the historic House Chamber, and youngsters can meet the big, green Ally-Gator.

Authors include:

  • Tommie Townsley, “Adolpheaux The Adventurous Dolphin,” “Clyde The Cajun Calf,” “Amos the Artistic Alligator," “Dixie The Ole Dawg” and “Sabine’s First Family Reunion”
  • Cher Levis Hunt, “The Bayou Fairies”
  • David Bertrand, “Petite Ga-Tor & The Musical Grande Bois”
  • Kathy Thibodeaux, “The Easter Gator”
  • Gerard Victoriano, “Eyes on the Prize”

The event is free, and books will be available for purchase.