Blue and Red Make Purple
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Story and songs Jennifer Gasoi Illustrations Steve Adams
An engaging, playful, and utterly endearing album that offers children the opportunity to discover Grammy® Award winner Jennifer Gasoi’s jazz-inspired music. The accompanying CD offers 12 irresistible songs that meld many styles including Dixieland swing, bluegrass, folk, Cajun, calypso and klezmer. Included in the book are notes highlighting the history, instruments and unique characteristics of each musical genre along with activities and listening suggestions.
• PARENTS’ CHOICE GOLD AWARD
• NATIONAL PARENTING PUBLICATIONS GOLD AWARD
A solid balance of entertainment and education, with a neat beat. KIRKUS REVIEWS
Pub Date: 2016
Ages: 4 to 7 / Grades Pre-K to 2
Keywords: Musical Instruments / Musical Genres / Travel / Animals
Vancouver-born Jennifer Gasoi is a Grammy and Parents’ Choice Gold Award singer-songwriter. She is one of Canada’s most acclaimed children’s performers and recording artists, offering upbeat, intelligent jazz and world beat influenced music with all-ages appeal. In addition to her many sold-out Canadian performances, the Montreal-based musician has performed across the United States, Brazil, Israel, Singapore, India, the U.K. and Japan.
Steve Adams has collaborated with many publications over his career, including The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and The Globe and Mail. He has also illustrated several children’s books, including the award-winning picture book The Boy Who Grew Flowers.