Sharon Doucet

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Sharon Arms Doucet (born January 15, 1951 in Champaign / Illinois ) is an American writer, teacher of English and French and singer.

Sharon Arms studied at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the University of Nice with a bachelor's and master's degree and taught French and English as a second subject at schools and universities in Louisiana until she began her literary career. She is married to the singer-songwriter Michael Doucet , with whom she recorded an album of French children's songs from Louisiana ( Le Hoogie Boogie ) in 1992 . She also translated the lyrics of his album Hot Chili Mama with the group BeauSoleil . Sharon Doucet is the author of four children's books and one novel (as of 2020).


  • Le Hoogie Boogie Songbook: Louisiana French Music for Children , 1996
  • Why Lapin's Ears Are Long and Other Tales from the Louisiana Bayou , 1997
  • Alligator Sou , 2003 (German under the title Lucy saves Mama Kroko , 2005)
  • Back Before Dark , novel, 2004
  • Fiddle Fever , 2007
  • Lapin Plays Possum: Trickster Tales from the Louisiana Bayou , 2011

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