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Song and Dance Man

by Stephen Gammell, Karen Ackerman
SKU: 9780679819950

Illus. in full color. “In this affectionate story, three children followtheir grandfather up to the attic, where he pulls out his old bowler hat, gold-tipped cane, and his tap shoes. Grandpa once danced on the vaudevillestage, and as he glides across the floor, the children can see what it was liketo be a song and dance man. Gammell captures all the story’s inherent “joiede vivre” with color pencil renderings that leap off the pages.Bespectacled, enthusiastic Grandpa clearly exudes the message that you’re onlyas old as you feel, but the children respond–as will readers–to the nostalgiaof the moment. Utterly original.”–(starred) “Booklist. “