Acoustic Rooster and his barnyard band

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Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
2011.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 2.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Description
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. Acoustic Rooster calls on friends like pianist Duck Ellington, singer Bee Holiday, and percussionist piggy Pepe Ernesto Cruz. Together, the foursome makes beautiful music as they rock the barnyard. And while they may not win first prize, Acoustic Rooster realizes he has the world's best jazz band and that's all that matters. Colorful artwork from artist Tim Bowers (Memoirs of a Goldfish) ensures this story doesn't miss a beat. A glossary of musical terms and instruments rounds out this perfect introduction to jazz for young readers. 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. Kwame lives in the Washington, 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 includes First Dog and First Dog's White House Christmas. Tim lives in Granville, Ohio.
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subject_facet Contests -- Juvenile fiction, Domestic animals -- Juvenile fiction, Jazz -- Juvenile fiction, Musicians -- Juvenile fiction, Stories in rhyme
title_display Acoustic Rooster and his barnyard band
title_full Acoustic Rooster and his barnyard band / written by Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Tim Bowers
title_short Acoustic Rooster and his barnyard band
topic_facet Contests, Domestic animals, Jazz, Musicians, Stories in rhyme