Written by Fred LeBlanc and Illustrated by Marita Gentry
Fred LeBlanc, the lead singer and drummer of Cowboy Mouth, the New Orleans-based band that reached national fame with its rowdy rock-n-roll spirit and catchy songs, infuses a bit of himself and his bandmates into the characters of Fred and his friends in his debut children’s book. He shares with his readers the power of friendship, the benefits of positivity, and a joyous love of music. Explore the City of New Orleans and its music with young Fred and his friends. Then go behind the scenes as Fred LeBlanc shares the personal story of how music has inspired and shaped this real-life New Orleans drummer boy.