Old Crow Medicine Show founder and Grammy award-winning musician Ketch Secor teams up with Ashley Bryan Award-winning illustrator Higgins Bond to create this sweeping, epic Americana story about the power of music and family.
"Who needs a whistle or some shiny thing
when you've got a voice and a song that can sing!
Lorraine and her Pa Paw spend their days celebrating life with the music of the Tennessee hills. With Pa Paw's harmonica and Lorraine's pennywhistle, the pair can face just about anything. But when a fearsome storm rolls in and their instruments are nowhere to be found, can Lorraine find the music inside herself to get them through?
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About the Author
"Ketch Secor is one of my favorite writers. Whether it's songs, books, essays, radio scripts or letters to home, Ketch has a way of making the world spin a little smoother when he starts putting words together. He words never fail to enlighten and they always have the power to make me smile.
" - Marty Stuart
"[A] bouncy tribute to Southern folkways and intergenerational relationships.
" - School Library Journal
"This not-to-be-missed story appeals to the ear as much as it does to the eye as Lorraine shows readers that music can make any situation more enjoyable." - Kirkus, starred review
"This musical, folkloric story is a delightful read-aloud.
" - Booklist