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Editorial Reviews

Animal sound effects and hand drums enhance Dylan Pritchett’s story about the music of the jungle, The First Music.
In Pritchett’s lively tale, the creatures of the jungle, including lions and crocodiles, realize that the noises they make sound well together. They begin joyously dancing to their own music. The only jungle dwellers who refuse to join in the concert are the reluctant frogs.
Performing his own work, Pritchett creates distinctively charming voices for each of his animal characters as they are introduced. The First Music will be repeat listening for younger kids.
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Publisher's Summary

When the animals all get together in the jungle, they discover that the noise that they have been making is indeed music. Dylan Pritchett weaves a tale that helps us disover that we all have music inside just waiting to come out. Illustrated by Erin Bennett Banks.
©2006 Dylan Pritchett; (P)2006 August House Publishers, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Pritchett offers a stylish telling of an original how and why story." (Kirkus Reviews)
"Fresh and intriguing....The message (everyone has something to add in the mix) is subtle, but clear enough for children to understand." (Booklist)
"This book practically insists upon audience participation....In the right hands (and feet and voices), this will make for a rousing storytime." (School Library Journal)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Bluearavis on 01-13-18

AWESOME! Read along with book

Wonderful children's book. I'm also a music teacher and use this in the classroom. Use with book for the illustrations. It's a winner!

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