ChiIL Mama was absolutely
delighted to read and listen to Swing
Cafe, another excellent title in
Mountain's award winning series of
children's books. The accompanying CD is packed with classic
recordings by legendary performers like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke
Ellington, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller and other Jazz greats who are
interwoven throughout the narration of the story. The CD is
a lengthy 60 minutes, so families get their money's worth on this
one. It's a perfect road trip disc.
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Although it's listed as recommended for ages 5-7, the story line is
complex enough to be compelling to older readers as well. We
all enjoyed the tale of Esperanza Carmina Belleza, AKA: Zaz.
In fact, we were so busy loving the fabulous illustrations,
clever type faces, and interesting story, that we hardly noticed
how much historical information we were learning. This
storybook & music CD set is an asset to any collection and
an absolute must for swing and jazz fans.
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Bonnie Kenaz-Mara is a writer-photographer-potter-painter-actress-animal wrangler-general creatrix and Mama to two amazing kiddos.
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