|By (author):||Boynton, Sandra|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories|
|Size:||5.00in x 6.25in x 0.80in|
|From The Publisher*||A delightful Christmas board book filled with hilarious characters and dynamic art from the one and only Sandra Boynton!|
BOOM biddy BOOM biddy BOOM BOOM BOOM!
What's that noise filling the room?
From this rousing beginning unfolds Christmas Parade, a merry board book from Sandra Boynton.
As the dynamic parade of spiffy and intent musicians marches by, young readers will see animals and their instruments in turn: chickens with bassoons, ducks with trombones, mice with piccolos, cow saxophonists, a tiny bird with a large tuba, a glockenspiel pig, even a Santa rhino with a sack full of presents-all underscored by marching snares (fifteen hippos, one cat) and one booming bass drum (an intrepid elephant).
Written with the irresistible rhythm of a lively marching band and illustrated with Boynton's signature characters, Christmas Parade is a superb present for young children and families everywhere. Biddy BOOM.
|Biographical Note||Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, children's author, songwriter, producer, and director. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over sixty children's books and seven general audience books, including five New York Times bestsellers. More than 70 million of her books have been sold, "mostly to friends and family," she says. She has also written (with Michael Ford) and produced six albums of renegade children's music. Three of her six albums have been certified Gold (over 500,000 copies sold) and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has been certified Platinum (over 1 million copies sold). Boynton has also directed twelve music videos of her songs, including the award-winning "One Shoe Blues" starring B.B. King, "Alligator Stroll" starring Josh Turner, and "Tyrannosaurus Funk" (animated) sung by Samuel L. Jackson. She lives in rural New England, and her studio is in a barn with perhaps the only hippopotamus weathervane in America.|