Chuck's Band

Summary:

A farmer named Chuck and his barnyard friends strike up a band. Each animal gets to pick their instrument. The cat is not happy with any instruments, and decides instead to use some earmuffs so he can take a nap while they all play their music.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The pictures in this book are incredible, and the story is creative.

Content Awareness Factors:

Some may think there is too much rhyming.


Little Kid Reaction

My daughter liked the rhyming and laughed at seeing all the different animals playing instruments. It wasn't a book she wanted to read again; she said it was silly.

Parent Reaction

I liked the pictures the most, but also liked the creative rhyming.

Type of Book:
This is a rhyimg story set on the farm.
Educational Themes:

This is a book where you can build on the lyrical elements of the story. You can teach rhythm and rhyming, as well as talk about different musical instruments.

Reading Level:
2.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 5
Age of child:
Read with four-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. Although the pictures invite you into the book I don’t feel it is a classic story. It is just a cute story to read once or twice. I would be sure a library had it in their collection.

Title Chuck's Band
About
Author Peggy Perry Anderson
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers © 2008
ISBN 9780618965069
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.00
Genres Poetry, Music, Humor
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