Blue and Red Make Purple: A musical journey with Jennifer Gasoi (Hardcover)

Blue and Red Make Purple: A musical journey with Jennifer Gasoi By Steve Adams (Illustrator), Jennifer Gasoi Cover Image
By Steve Adams (Illustrator), Jennifer Gasoi
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2016 Parents' Choice Gold Award
2016 National Association of Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA)

This book with a CD of irresistible songs offers children the opportunity to discover the different colors of Gasoi's jazz-driven music, a melding of many styles including bluegrass, blues, cajun, calypso, and klezmer. Blue and Red Make Purple is catchy, tuneful, playful, and totally endearing! Notes highlighting the history, instruments and unique characteristics of each musical genre along with listening suggestions accompanying each song. 

About the Author

Steve Adams has illustrated several books for children, including the award-winning picture book The Boy Who Grew Flowers. He lives in Montreal. Jennifer Gasoi is a Grammy Award winning and two-time Juno nominated musician. She performed for two consecutive years at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival and has released two self-produced children's albums. She presently lives in Montreal.

Praise For…

"A solid balance of entertainment and education, with a neat beat." —Kirkus Reviews

"Delightful music-forward title." —

"A truly impressively 'kid friendly' and engaging picture book/CD combination." —Julie Summers, Midwest Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9782924217795
ISBN-10: 2924217792
Publisher: The Secret Mountain
Publication Date: October 1st, 2016
Pages: 48
Language: English