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If You're Happy and You Know It
     

If You're Happy and You Know It

by Raffi (Illustrator), Cyd Moore (Illustrator)
 

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It’s Monkey’s birthday and all his friends are getting together to celebrate, but shhh, it’s a surprise! Join in as Rabbit makes the invitations, Hedgehog brings the balloons, Fox makes the dessert, and all the animals shout “Hooray!” when Monkey arrives at the party.
This adorable story is the perfect match for the traditional

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It’s Monkey’s birthday and all his friends are getting together to celebrate, but shhh, it’s a surprise! Join in as Rabbit makes the invitations, Hedgehog brings the balloons, Fox makes the dessert, and all the animals shout “Hooray!” when Monkey arrives at the party.
This adorable story is the perfect match for the traditional song that every child loves to sing and clap along to, while Cyd Moore’s inviting, kid-friendly artwork will keep kids coming back for more.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Raffi provides his own take on this familiar song. As the back cover copy says, "Singing supports and encourages even the youngest child's speech and listening skills." In this version there are plenty of invitations for bodily movement, as kids are invited to clap, stamp, and shout along with Cyd Moore's lovable animals. Raffi adds his extra verses with bananas, but at the end they all shout "Hurray!" The really extra special part of this book is that all of the animals efforts are leading up to a big birthday bash for one of their friends. It is a lot of fun, and great for teachers, child care providers, and parents who may be familiar with the song, but now have a chance to share Raffi's interpretation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375929175
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
11/08/2005
Series:
Raffi Songs to Read Ser.
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
1 - 5 Years

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Meet the Author

For years, Raffi has been North America’s most successful children’s recording artist. His live performances, award-winning CDs, concert videos, and songbooks have made him our premier family entertainer. His most recent CD is Let’s Play. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Cyd Moore is the renowned illustrator of many picture books, including the Stinky Face series by Lisa McCourt. Her work has been published in Communication Arts Illustration Annual and appears in newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, posters, and even on McDonald Happy Meal boxes. Cyd Moore lives in Berverly Hills, Michigan.

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