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