This Jazz Man by Karen EhrhardtThis Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt

This Jazz Man

byKaren EhrhardtIllustratorR.G. Roth

Paperback | January 27, 2015

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In this toe-tapping jazz tribute, the traditional This Old Man" gets a swinging makeover, and some of the era's best musicians take center stage. The tuneful text and vibrant illustrations bop, slide, and shimmy across the page as Satchmo plays one, Bojangles plays two . . . right on down the line to Charles Mingus, who plays nine, plucking strings that sound "divine."Easy on the ear and the eye, this playful introduction to nine jazz giants will teach children to count - and will give them every reason to get up and dance! Includes a brief biography of each musician. "
KAREN EHRHARDT doesn't play an instrument and can't sing a lick. But she's probably listening to music right now, at her home in the California redwoods, with her husband David and their dog Wylie. This is her first book for children. R.G. ROTH studied drawing and painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. His award-winning...
Title:This Jazz ManFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.16 inPublished:January 27, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544339223

ISBN - 13:9780544339224


Editorial Reviews

This Jazz Man . . . is gentle and upbeat. Here the idea is that every great musician joins one big imaginary jazz band, and it’s a whole lot of fun.”
The New York Times Book Review