Lake Pontchartrain is one of the largest lakes located in Louisiana. It is highly rumored that this lake is home to a mysterious sea creature with mystical voodoo powers. Two young boys and their father enjoy fishing in the Lake as often as they can. They come close to catching the Kraken one day, but a storm arrives and the Kraken snaps the fishing line and gets away.
In 2018, New Orleans celebrated 300 years of heritage, and now we turn our sight to the next 300 years and the preservation of this culture and way of life. Most of the illustrations in this book were featured by Whereyart in the +300 more art exhibition.
Margaux Hymel is a Louisiana native, born with a love for art. She received her BA from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2009. She then went on to achieve her MFA in painting and drawing from LSU in the Spring of 2012. It has always been her dream to write and illustrate a children's book. Her dream became a reality with the publication of this book.