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The Jazz Fly : Starring the Jazz Bugs [With CD]
by Matthew Gollub and Karen Hanke




Overview -
This Indie Next #1 Recommended book, and Benjamin Franklin Book Award winner, celebrates language and the inventive spirit of jazz. The book includes an audio CD, and FREE AUDIO DOWNLOAD, featuring Gollub's MUST HEAR narration set to a jazz quartet. The fly, who speaks jazz, asks different critters which way to town. "Rrribit," replies the frog. "Oink," says the hog. Although baffled, the fly hears music in their words, and that evening he uses the animal sounds to set the insect dinner club a hoppin.' The computer enhanced artwork of Karen Hanke perfectly complements the text and CD. Get ready to tap, snap, and swing to the beat as Nancy the Gnat, Willie the Worm, and Sammy the Centipede take the stage. Here's a combination of storytelling, visual art, and music for children to savor time and again. Performed by professionals and by children on three continents Other honors include: Writer's Digest National Self-Published Book Award Winner, Smithsonian's Notable Books for Children-California Department of Education Suggested Reading-San Francisco Chronicle Editors' Picks, performed by Classics for Kids and by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Jazz Quartet.

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Overview

This Indie Next #1 Recommended book, and Benjamin Franklin Book Award winner, celebrates language and the inventive spirit of jazz. The book includes an audio CD, and FREE AUDIO DOWNLOAD, featuring Gollub's MUST HEAR narration set to a jazz quartet. The fly, who speaks jazz, asks different critters which way to town. "Rrribit," replies the frog. "Oink," says the hog. Although baffled, the fly hears music in their words, and that evening he uses the animal sounds to set the insect dinner club a hoppin.' The computer enhanced artwork of Karen Hanke perfectly complements the text and CD. Get ready to tap, snap, and swing to the beat as Nancy the Gnat, Willie the Worm, and Sammy the Centipede take the stage. Here's a combination of storytelling, visual art, and music for children to savor time and again. Performed by professionals and by children on three continents Other honors include: Writer's Digest National Self-Published Book Award Winner, Smithsonian's Notable Books for Children-California Department of Education Suggested Reading-San Francisco Chronicle Editors' Picks, performed by Classics for Kids and by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Jazz Quartet.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781889910178
  • ISBN-10: 1889910171
  • Publisher: Tortuga Press
  • Publish Date: January 2000
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-7
  • Dimensions: 8.62 x 10.6 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds

Series: Jazz Fly

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