Strike up the band!
This upbeat and cheerful celebration for baby’s ﬁrst patriotic holidays introduces a variety of colors as readers encounter Uncle Sam, parade ﬂoats, and the American ﬂag.
About the Author
Peggy Tagel's bright, colorful cutpaper illustrations have been reproduced for a variety of products, including cards, gift wrap, children's books, and magazines. She illustrated all seven books in the First Celebrations series. She lives in North Port, Florida.
Read an Excerpt
The parade has begun! Here comes the big, red fire engine.
A band is playing marching music. The drummer’s drumsticks are orange and yellow. (Art note: Please fill holes and change drumstick colors including the sticks one should be orange and one should be yellow.)
Look! Here is Uncle Sam. He is juggling three green balls.
Some children ride on fancy floats. Look for the two blue stars.
The American flag has red and white stripes. Wave a flag back and forth!