Teach Your Buffalo to Play Drums (Hardcover)

By Audrey Vernick, Daniel Jennewein (Illustrator)

Balzer + Bray, 9780061762536, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 28, 2011

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Does your buffalo pound on pots and pans?
Tap out rhythms at the dinner table?
It’s not as unusual as you might think.
He’s 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 the author of more than a dozen books for young readers, including Is Your Buffalo Ready For Kindergarten? and She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story. She is also the coauthor of the middle grade novels Two Naomis and Naomis Too. Audrey enjoys visiting schools to speak with young readers and writers. She lives with her family near the ocean in New Jersey. Visit her online at www.audreyvernick.com.



Daniel Jennewein is also the illustrator of Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? Although he does not have a buffalo, he does have two very bratty Birman cats named Emmy and Finn. Daniel lives in Frankfurt, Germany, with his wife, Lenore.



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