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When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat

By Muriel Harris Weinstein,Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

8-1/2 x 10-1/2 in; 36 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 5-9
Hardcover
December 2008
ISBN 9780811851312
ISBN10 0811851311

SKU# 9780811851312

$16.99
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In a CRACKITY-SNAPPITY-POPPITY-POP bubblegum dream, a young girl learns to scat from the master himself, Louis Armstrong! Written in prose and scat with wild and wonderful illustrations by R. Gregory Christie, this joyful tribute is downright contagious....
When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat


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When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat

In a CRACKITY-SNAPPITY-POPPITY-POP bubblegum dream, a young girl learns to scat from the master himself, Louis Armstrong! Written in prose and scat with wild and wonderful illustrations by R. Gregory Christie, this joyful tribute is downright contagious. CHEW-ITEE CHEW-ITEE CHEW-ITEE CHOP, CRACKITY SNAPPITY POPPITY POP!

 

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8-1/2 x 10-1/2 in; 36 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 5-9
Hardcover
December 2008
ISBN 9780811851312
ISBN10 0811851311
A former elementary school teacher, Muriel Harris Weinstein has taught children's poetry, prose, and playwriting at the United Nations School and the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts. She lives in Great Neck, New York.

R. Gregory Christie is a three-time recipient of a Coretta Scott King Award in Illustration, and two of his books, Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth and Stars in Darkness, were named New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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When Louis armstrong taught me scat

When Louis armstrong taught me scat

10/11/11| dana epstein
As a teacher, I read this book to my third graders and they loved the playful words. They are so original and enticing. The illustrations are also wonderful.