As part of John M. Feierabend's continuing effort to preserve our rich heritage of children's folksongs, GIA Publications, Inc. is pleased to expand its series of picture books based on these timeless songs and stories.
The Derby Ram
Adapted by John M. Feierabend,
Illustrated by Jackie Roche
As part of John M. Feierabend's continuing effort to preserve our rich heritage of children's folksongs, GIA Publications is pleased to expand its series of picture books based on these timeless songs and stories. Read! Listen! Sing along!The tall tale and children's folksong, "The Derby Ram," has delighted children (and adults) for generations, and is stunningly brought to life in this new storybook from John M. Feierabend and Jackie Roche. This picture book is the latest in a series based on beloved children's songtales, part of John M. Feierabend's lifelong goal to identify and preserve the best music of our heritage for future generations.
Gorgeous illustrations by Jackie Roche invite children to use their imaginations to invent still more tall tales about the enormous Derby Ram.
As with the other great books in this series, The Derby Ram is certain to be a favorite of today's children—another wonderful chapter in the continuing legacy of this delightful, classic songtale.
John M. Feierabend, Ph.D., has spent decades compiling songs and rhymes from the memories of the American people in hopes that these treasures will be preserved for future generations. Dr. Feierabend is a national leader in the field of early childhood education and currently serves as a professor and chair of the music education division at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford in Connecticut.
Jackie Roche is a recent graduate of the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford, where she studied Illustration and American History. This is her first book.
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Hardcover, 32 pages, full-color illustrations