Teach Your Buffalo to Play Drums

By Audrey Vernick; Daniel Jennewein (Illustrator)
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, Hardcover, 9780061762536, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 2011

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Does your buffalo pound on pots and pans?
Tap out rhythms at the dinner table?
Its not as unusual as you might think.
Hes simply at the start of an exciting new journey.
A very loud musical journey that begins by teaching your buffalo to play drums.
(Did we mention it might be loud?)

From the author and illustrator of Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? comes this hilarious musical romp about encouraging your buffalo to find his inner rock star.

About the Author
Audrey Vernick is author of the picture book biography"Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team", as well several picture books and novels. She lives with her family near the ocean in New Jersey. Learn more about her at www.audreyvernick.com.Daniel Jennewein is the illustrator of several picture books for children, including "Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?", written by Audrey Vernick, and "Chick-O-Saurus", written by his wife, Lenore. His wife, writing as Lenore Appelhans, is also the author of the teen novel "Level 2". They live in Frankfurt, Germany, with their three cats. Visit Daniel at DanielJennewein.com.

Praise For Teach Your Buffalo to Play Drums

“Several small pictures appear on most pages, surrounded by ample white space, showing the huge animal trying to engage in human activities like skateboarding and showering, resulting in some very funny scenarios. ”
-School Library Journal

Praise for IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?:“This story’s simple lesson about individuality is cleverly expressed through Vernick’s gentle wit and Jennewein’s crayon-outlined kindergartners—most of all, the furry and ungainly reader surrogate with whom kids will readily relate.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Praise for IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?:“As an embodiment of school anxiety, this buffalo leads the herd-plus, he’s got a hump.”
-Kirkus Reviews

Praise for IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?:“Vernick’s amusing tale will prove handy as a first-day-of-school book recommendation for children and teachers alike.”
-School Library Journal

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