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Song and Dance Man

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ISBN13: 9780394893303
ISBN10: 0394893301
Condition: Standard
Dustjacket: None
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Illus. in full color. "In this affectionate story, three children follow their grandfather up to the attic, where he pulls out his old bowler hat, gold-tipped cane, and his tap shoes. Grandpa once danced on the vaudeville stage, and as he glides across the floor, the children can see what it was like to be a song and dance man. Gammell captures all the story's inherent joie de vivre with color pencil renderings that leap off the pages. Bespectacled, enthusiastic Grandpa clearly exudes the message that you're only as old as you feel, but the children respond--as will readers--to the nostalgia of the moment. Utterly original."--(starred) Booklist.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Karen Ackerman has written over 25 books for young readers, including The Night Crossing, A Brighter Garden illustrated by Tasha Tudor, and Binglemans Midway illustrated by Barry Moser.

In addition to winning the Caldecott Award for his spirited illustrations in Song and Dance Man, Stephen Gammell is the illustrator of two Caldecott Honor Books, The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant and Where the Buffaloes Begin by Olaf Baker.

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ISBN:
9780394893303
Author:
Gammell, Stephen
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Gammell, Stephen
Author:
illustrated by Stephen Gammell
Author:
Gammell, Stephen
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Entertainers
Subject:
Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Grandfathers
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
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Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.83x8.79x.35 in. .82 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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