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Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, twelve have gone platinum. He has won two Grammy® Awards for his singing and songwriting, and co-wrote the book, THE UNIMAGINABLE LIFE: LESSONS LEARNED ON THE PATH OF LOVE. His songs have been hits over the last four decades. Who can forget This is It, Im Alright, Footloose, Danger Zone, Conviction of the Heart, and Its About Time. In addition to his string of successful recordings, both solo and as a member of the famed duo, Loggins & Messina, Kenny became the first major rock star to dedicate himself to recording music for children and families. His album, Return to Pooh Corner, remains the best-selling childrens album of the last twenty years. Kenny, who reunited with Jim Messina in 2009, currently resides in Santa Barbara with his youngest children.
"'Thumpety thump thump,/ Thumpety thump thump,' readers watch the famous snowman come to life and glide over snow-covered hills and through a busy town square in Zahares's smudgy, folk art flavored artwork. Children joyfully outfit their frozen friend with the requisite button nose, corncob pipe and magic hat, in scenes whose icy blue snowscapes are punctuated with bright reds, yellows, and greens before Frosty takes his tear-filled leave into a glowing orange sunset. An accompanying CD features musician Kenny Loggins performing the title track as well as two original, non-holiday songs. Ages 4 up." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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A unique offering of a book and CD recorded by Kenny Loggins
, one of the most magical of all wintertime songs gets an enchanting interpretation—including a special recording by the incomparable Kenny Loggins—in this charming new picture book.
First recorded over sixty years ago, "Frosty the Snowman" became an instant holiday classic, winning children’s hearts and inspiring both an animated film and a long-running television special. Singers such as Gene Autry (the first), the Ronettes, Willie Nelson, and even the Chipmunks have recorded this simple-but-joyful tale of a snowman—with a corncob pipe and a button nose—who comes to life when a magical top hat is put on his head. To everyone’s delight, Frosty laughs, runs, and plays. And even though he melts away once the sun comes out, the song still ends happily, with Frosty waving good-bye and assuring his young friends not to cry because "I’ll be back again some day."
Featuring spectacular art by Wade Zahares, whose WINDOW MUSIC was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and a CD, with the title song and two others—"Cyndi" and "Fishin Blues"—from Kenny Loggins, this sparkling picture book will captivate young readers. It’s the perfect gift for under the tree or a stocking—and wonderful for parents and children to share on a chilly winter’s night. Just pop in the CD, curl up under a blanket, look at the pictures with their bright holiday colors, and the story will work its wonder.