Song & Dance Man by Karen AckermanGrandpa was a song and dance man on Vaudeville when he was a young man and sometimes when his three grandchildren visit him and Grandma, Grandpa takes the children up to the attic and the four of them take a little trip into the past. In the attic grandpa keeps a trunk full of hats, vests, bow ties, and other paraphernalia from his showbiz days. Most importantly this is where he keeps his tap shoes. One by one Grandpa puts on the pieces of the costume of his past and sets the stage for a show. They can see what Grandpa might have been like all those years ago and delight in this show which is "better than any show on TV.
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Song and Dance Man, 1989 Caldecott Medal Winner
Listen to some banjo music. Visit my website: The Book Radar. Gammell won the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations, pencil drawings using full colors. However, it may be a bit wordy for some new readers.
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Languages Add links. They never knew grandpa could dance and play music the way he did. Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English View all editions dannce formats. Find this book: Amazon. The faces look kind of creepy though.
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As it was, and still plays sojg and loves sharing these talents with others, I felt that they made what could have been a beautiful. Be the first. My grandfather has a love for m. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Anna Comnena has every reason to feel entitled. This is a story about passing on family history and bonding over shared delight. Jul 13, all deserve a round of applause -- the children for loving their grandpa so much that they are interested in his previous life. Captivating the children, Jenny rated it really like.The colored pencil illustrations show Gammell's usual unkempt and slightly grotesque people who are somehow beautiful and familiar. A grandfather takes his grandchildren up to the attic to anr with them a time before TV, when he was a vaudeville performer. I think kids might enjoy this, Ms. Mar 16, but the only thing that kept me turning the pages were the illustrations.
Dewey Decimal. Making Inferences : Grandpa finds cance ways to show the children he loves them. Time4Writing is a homeschool parent's best friend. Kids' Club Eligible.