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Local Author to be featured in Oscar Swag Bags

Posted: 11:28 AM, Jan 28, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-28 15:14:09-05

Alysson Bourque is an award winning author from Acadiana, and she has plans to release her new book this March.

Alycat and the Tournament Tuesday will be the fourth Alycat book in the series.

And before the rest of the world gets to read it, a very special group will receive the book in a swag bag at the Oscars!

The group of Oscar nominees will each receive a swag bag with all four books in the Alycat Series. This years nominees include big stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Antonio Banderas, Joaquin Phoenix, Margot Robbie and more.

Bourque wasn't always a successful children's book author. Before she took to writing books, she practiced law and was assistant attorney general for the State of Louisiana.

Through her books, she aims to teach children important life lessons