Charlie Parker Played Be Bop by Chris RaschkaCharlie Parker Played Be Bop by Chris Raschka

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

byChris RaschkaIllustratorChris Raschka

Paperback | September 1, 1997

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Ever hear of Charlie Parker? The great jazz saxophone player? If you have or if you haven't, it's okay. Look at this board book and you'll hear Charlie Parker; you'll hear music in your mind. "Be bop. Fisk, fisk. Lollipop. Boomba, boomba." Look. That's Charlie swinging and spinning all over the pages. And that's Charlie's cat, waiting, waiting for him to come home...
For Chris Raschka, the first step in his creative process is thinking about his audience - a single imaginary child who is a blend of myself, the students in my wife's classroom - and the students from two classrooms I visit regularly." Raschka, a Caldecott Medalist for The Hello, Goodbye Window and a Caldecott Honoree for Yo! Yes?, dr...
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Title:Charlie Parker Played Be BopFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.25 × 9.06 × 0.1 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INC

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0531070956

ISBN - 13:9780531070956

Appropriate for ages: 4

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In a daring attempt to capture the raw energy of Parker's music . . . Raschka (pens) a text that's as lean as a poem and as mean as a blues refrain" ("Publishers Weekly", starred review). Full-color illustrations