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Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Witty wordplay, lively barn animals mix in fun, jazzy tale.

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The bright, friendly illustrations are a lovely match to the witty names and the upbeat message in this tale of animal musicians. Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band is fun to read aloud for both the names of the other animals (Thelonius Monkey, Duck Ellington, etc.) and the message that sometimes you still win even when you don't finish at the top. Author Kwame Alexander packs lots of great information about jazz and history at the end of the book.

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