When a jazz-loving rooster sets his sights on winning a barnyard talent show, he realizes he can't do it as a solo act. He's up against the talents of Mules Davis's cool duo and Ella Finchgerald's singing group.
Colorful artwork from artist Tim Bowers ensures this story doesn't miss a beat. A glossary of musical terms and intruments rounds out this perfect introduction to jazz for young readers.
|Publisher:||Sleeping Bear Press|
|Product dimensions:||10.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Kwame Alexander is a poet, publisher, and an award-winning producer of literary programs. He has written for television, the stage, and authored 13 books. He conducts writing/publishing workshops at schools, and conferences throughout the country. Kawame lives in the Washingtion D.C. area.
Tim Bowers has illustrated more than 25 children's books, garnering such awards as the Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best" list. His work for Sleeping Bear Press includes First Dog, and First Dog's White House Christmas. Tim lives in Granville, Ohio.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Kwame Alexander has created a delightful book for all ages that introduces jazz legends through his wonderful characters, including Ella Finchgerald, Mules Davis and Duck Ellington. An added bonus at the end of the story are descriptions of the jazz legends on which these characters are based. Highly recomimend!