Jazz Baby.

Author:Jones, Lynda
Position:Children's Review - Brief Article

by Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by Laura Freeman Lee & Low Books, April 2002 $11.95, ISBN 1-584-30039-6

Carole Boston Weatherford's Jazz Baby brings to life in poetry the rhythms, beats and instruments that create finger-snappin', toe-tappin' jazz. Eight kids from diverse ethnic backgrounds guide young readers through this fun-filled picture book. Weatherford's poems celebrate jazz, introducing young readers to various instruments, and inviting them to join in the fun. Jazz baby, jazz baby,/swing and sway. Shake and shimmy,/dance all day.

Jazz baby, jazz baby,/strike those keys. Make them plink, plink/if you please. Laura Freeman's soft, brightly colored illustrations complement the tone and mood...

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