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Marooned: this was originally published in Pyle, Howard (August–September 1887). "Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main". Harper's Magazine.

Storytime: ‘Dem Bones by David Ray (narrated by Chris Lane)

Enjoy this spooky, dramatic tale of a pirate who experiences the strangest vision…. a skeleton pirate crew that carries treasure aboard the island where he is marooned. “It all started when Mr. Colt, me scurvy dog of a first mate, raised a mutiny against me. I was so proud; that’s how I first became a captain, you know.” […]

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This mural was recently discovered while replacing the air conditioning system on the third floor of Byrd High. (Photo: Douglas Collier, The Times)

Hidden Treasure discovered at C.E. Byrd

Here’s a special find! The Shreveport Times just ran a featured article on the uncovering of a “hidden treasure” at C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. A forgotten mural by our very own The Little Mouse Santi author David Eugene Ray! “When David Ray graduated from C.E. Byrd High School in 1978 he left behind […]

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Kirkus Reviews names The Little Mouse Santi among the Best Books of 2015

The Little Mouse Santi named among Best Books of 2015 by Kirkus Reviews!

Louisiana-based children’s workshop Confetti Park is honored to announce that its first publication, The Little Mouse Santi, written by New Orleans author David Eugene Ray, has been named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2015. Kirkus Reviews has named The Little Mouse Santi, a children’s book about a mouse who wants to be a cat, […]

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LSU Homecoming features book signing with children’s author David Eugene Ray

Children’s Author and LSU Alumnus David Ray to Sign The Little Mouse Santi at LSU Barnes & Noble Before Homecoming Game on October 24 Louisiana-native children’s book author David Eugene Ray will be at Barnes & Noble to sign copies of his award-winning children’s book The Little Mouse Santi on October 24 from 1-3 p.m. David Eugene […]

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The Little Mouse Santi Receives GOLD Mom’s Choice Award

The Little Mouse Santi, written by New Orleans author David Eugene Ray, has earned the prestigious gold Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by an MCA judging panel, The Little Mouse Santi is deemed to be among the best products for families. The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named The Little Mouse Santi, a children’s […]

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