By ROBIN MILLER Advocate arts writer Published: May 15, 2011 Moby Pincher dared not show his face until Dee Scallan was ready. And even when she decided she was ready to introduce her big, red Louisiana crawfish to the world, Scallan realized he still didn’t have a face. Not really. Oh, her words were enough [ Read More ]
Join the Lt. Governor and get caught reading with Moby.
Written by Kristin Baird Rattini Two Bayou State natives pay tribute to their irrepressible state with a series of children’s books. Dee Scallan swears she didn’t have a crystal ball. But just two weeks after the Louisiana teacher published her children’s book Moby Pincher’s Hurricane Adventure in August 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated her home state [ Read More ]
“Getting to Know You”: Dee, Daniel, and Moby by Jackie Tucker There’s a new author in town and she’s rarin’ to tell all her young readers about the glories of Louisiana. Children’s author Dee Scallan is compressed energy packaged in a petite, green-eyed body. No wonder her students have found her a fascinating story teller [ Read More ]
Moby Pincher Brings Literature to Schools. By Richland Beacon News Featured in the Richland Beacon Newspaper Richland Parish students learned a bit about writing and the environment thanks to a visit from Moby Pincher and friends recently. ” The week before Thanksgiving I went on quite an adventure.” Richland parish Arts Center manager Hopper said. [ Read More ]
Crawfish “Invades” Union Parish Schools. By Winnie Baldwin Featured in the Farmerville Gazette and the St Mary and Franklin Banner Newspapers During the month of October Moby pincher, the largest most kindhearted crawfish in the south according to Dee Scallan, author of The Crawfish Tales series, invaded schools in union parish. Moby is always doing [ Read More ]
Teaching the art of writing ‘Moby Pincher’ began as spoken stories at preschool during story time By Barbara Leader for The News Star Five years ago, local author Dee Scallan, was taking the first steps toward marketing her book about the most kind-hearted crawfish in the South, “Moby Pincher.” Today, she’s making presentations [ Read More ]