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It was a day when Max didn't feel like talking to anyone. He just sat on his front steps and watched the clouds gather in the sky.

A strong breeze shook the tree in front of his house, and Max saw two heavy twigs fall to the ground.

So begins this story of a young boy's introduction to the joys of making music.

Max picks up the sticks and begins tapping out the rhythms of everything he sees and hears around him...the sound of pigeons startled into flight, of rain against the windows, of distant church bells and the rumble of a subway. And then, when a marching band rounds Max's corner, something wonderful happens.

Brian Pinkney's rhythmic text and lively pictures are certain to get many a child's foot tapping, many a youngster drumming.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Brian Pinkneyandlt;/Bandgt; is one of the most celebrated talents in children's publishing. In his career he has won two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King medal, a andlt;Iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/Iandgt; Award, and three Coretta Scott King Honors. For Simon and Schuster he illustrated andlt;Iandgt;The Faithful Friend,andlt;/Iandgt; which won the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor, andlt;Iandgt;Sukey and the Mermaid,andlt;/Iandgt; which won the Coretta Scott King Honor, and andlt;Iandgt;The Adventures of Sparrowboy,andlt;/Iandgt; which won the andlt;Iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/Iandgt; Award. He lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn, New York — which is where this story takes place.andlt;Bandgt;Brian Pinkneyandlt;/Bandgt; is one of the most celebrated talents in children's publishing. In his career he has won two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King medal, a andlt;Iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/Iandgt; Award, and three Coretta Scott King Honors. For Simon and Schuster he illustrated andlt;Iandgt;The Faithful Friend,andlt;/Iandgt; which won the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor, andlt;Iandgt;Sukey and the Mermaid,andlt;/Iandgt; which won the Coretta Scott King Honor, and andlt;Iandgt;The Adventures of Sparrowboy,andlt;/Iandgt; which won the andlt;Iandgt;Boston Globe-Horn Bookandlt;/Iandgt; Award. He lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn, New York — which is where this story takes place.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689815935
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Ethnic - General
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Performing Arts - Music
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Drum
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series:
Reading Rainbow Book
Publication Date:
June 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 6.125 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
5-8

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