This Jazz Man (1 Paperback/1 CD)

Karen Ehrhardt (Author) James "D-Train" Williams (Read by)
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Description

In this toe-tapping jazz tribute, the traditional "This Old Man" gets a swinging makeover, and some of the era's best musicians take center stage. The tuneful text and vibrant illustrations bop, slide, and shimmy across the page as Satchmo plays one, Bojangles plays two . . . right on down the line to Charles Mingus, who plays nine, plucking strings that sound "divine."

Easy on the ear and the eye, this playful introduction to nine jazz giants will teach children to count--and will give them every reason to get up and dance

Includes a brief biography of each musician.

Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Live Oak Media (NY)
Publish Date
February 15, 2010
Dimensions
9.5 X 0.7 X 11.1 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781430107392

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About the Author

KAREN EHRHARDT doesn't play an instrument and can't sing a lick. But she's probably listening to music right now, at her home in the California redwoods, with her husband David and their dog Wylie. This is her first book for children.
R.G. ROTH studied drawing and painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. His award-winning work has been displayed in New York City. Though a native of the historic whaling village Cold Spring Harbor, New York, he now lives with his wife, two daughters, and their dog Moxie in a 1850s period home in Hudson, Ohio.