Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along

The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs

By Lisa Loeb; Ryan O'Rourke (Illustrator)
(Sterling Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781402769153, 24pp.)

Publication Date: October 2011

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Pop star Lisa Loeb brings her wit, wacky humor, and sparkling creativity to the page in her first children's songbook--featuring a CD with four original silly songs plus six all-time kids' favorites!
Filled with tons of sing-along fun, this entertaining collection also serves up activities, choreography, and recipes--from creating a kid-style coconut cream “pie” to making extra-special (not disappointing!) pancakes.  Illustrator Ryan O'Rourke lights up Lisa's lyrics with the most delightful, whimsical art imaginable.
Songs include:
Fried Ham  .  I'm a Little Coconut  .  The Banjo Song  .  Chewing Gum  .  Sippin' Cider  .
Found a Peanut  .  A Co Di By Doze (A Cold in My Nose)*  .  Everybody Dreams*  .  Opposite Day*  .  The Disappointing Pancake*
*original songs

About the Author

Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb first found success with her platinum-selling song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film Reality Bites and now enjoys a multidimensional career that encompasses music, film, television, and voice-overs. Her acclaimed studio releases include the Gold record Tails and its follow-up, the Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling Firecracker. Lisa has also recorded two award-winning children's CD's, Catch the Moon (with noted children's musical artist Elizabeth Mitchell) and Camp Lisa. Lisa created the Camp Lisa Foundation to send children to summer camp who otherwise would not have the opportunity. Lisa Loeb lives in Studio City, CA. For more information, go to or follow her on Twitter @lisaloeb4real. Illustrator
With clients including the Boston Globe, Time for Kids, the Wall Street Journal, and PBS, Ryan O'Rourke has earned acclaim for this art from American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, and others. In 2009, Ryan illustrated his first children's book, One Big Rain. Ryan O'Rourke lives in northern Connecticut with his wife and two cats.   

Praise For Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along

“Today you may feel SILLY when you pick up this delightful hands-on fun-for-the-whole-family songbook. Jump in. The water's fine and FUNNY.” -Jamie Lee Curtis “One of my favorite things to do with my girls is to sing together at home and in the car. We all love acting out Lisa's songs, and it's the one CD my kids always scream for.” -Brooke Shields
“My kids flipped for Lisa's silly songs. They love the songs and totally connect to the words. My 4 year old is addicted to “I'm a Little Coconut”.” -Tori Spelling
“Lisa Loeb has written the silliest book ever. But I'm deadly serious when I say: You will love it.”
-AJ Jacobs

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