Fred: The New Orleans Drummer Boy by Fred LeBlanc

Author Fred LeBlanc is 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. He infuses a bit of himself and his bandmates into the characters of Fred and his friends in this debut picture book for beginning readers. Through his imaginative tale, LeBlanc shares the power of friendship, the benefits of positivity, and a joyous love of music while the drummer boy and his friends explore New Orleans. 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.