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Chuck's Band (Green Light Readers Level 1)

Peggy Perry Anderson


List Price: 12.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/13/2017)
Hardcover (4/28/2008)


Chuck and his barnyard friends are having a jam session and beginning readers are invited for a toe-tapping, knee-slapping good time. But what is the matter with Fat Cat Pat? Does she want her own musical instrument too, or is something else making that cat blue? Readers will have fun finding out in this perfectly pitched story! Full of rhyme, repetition, and musical instruments galore. 

Praise For Chuck's Band (Green Light Readers Level 1)

"[T]his pleasing picture book would make a good intro to musical activities for young children." —Booklist, ALA

"Bright acrylics, a cleverly rollicking text and the introduction of many farm animals and instruments nudge this above average."—Kirkus Reviews

"… comical art and rhythmic text will keep the youngest chuckling, while the entertaining rhymes are great for new readers." —Horn Book

The rhyming prose flows naturally, like a song, producing a pleasing balance between words and their onomatopoeia counterpart. Beginning readers will have fun with the humorous setting and laugh at the surprising end. The lively primary colors and crayon-based illustrations add delightful details not present in the text.  An excellent addition for most libraries." –SLJ

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780544926202, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 13, 2017

About the Author

PEGGY PERRY ANDERSON is a former elementary school art teacher who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has written and illustrated six early readers about Joe the Frog. They include Let's Clean Up, Joe on the Go, To the Tub, Out to LunchTime for Bed, the Babysitter Said, and I Can Help!.