What’s the best way to cure a gloomy day? A trip to the library! Based on the hit song by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, here is an affectionate, exuberant, uproarious celebration of books, reading, and—SHHH!—libraries!
The rain is pouring, Dad is snoring, and the same old stuff is on TV—boring.
What is there to do today?
Go to the library, of course!
Who will we meet there? Let's find out!
About the Author
Tom Chapin has entertained, amused, and enlightened audiences of all ages for more than forty years and through twenty-seven CDs, eight Grammy nominations, three Grammy awards, and thousands of live performances. A pioneer in the field of children’s music, he is also a respected singer-songwriter and a strong advocate for the arts in education. Tom lives in Piermont, New York. Find out more at TomChapin.com.
Michael Mark is a musician, composer, and actor whose accomplishments include a Drama Desk Award as a Featured Actor in the Broadway Musical I Love My Wife, and the composition to the theme song for the long-running TV show Entertainment Tonight. For more than thirty years, Michael has written, toured and performed with Tom Chapin, sharing in Grammy nominations for Tom’s albums of family music. He lives with his wife, Mary, a reading specialist, in New York. Their two children, Noah and Ronen, are out in the world having successful, creative lives.
Chuck Groenink is the illustrator of The Backwards Birthday Party and a few other books. Originally from the Netherlands, he now lives with his wife and cats in Valatie, New York. When not drawing pictures for books, he likes to read, bake bread, or go hiking, and he wishes he could play the banjo. Visit him online at ChuckGroenink.com.