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- DescriptionWinner of: Parents' Choice Recommended Award Classic sing-alongsfor children The children s classic I Kw an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, for which singer-songwriter Alan Mills is best kwn, precedes a potpourri of simple singable songs, often focusing on numbers and letters and featuring hysterically funny animal characters. Singers Thomas Hellman and Emilie Clepper breathe new life into old traditions, performing rootsy renditions of catchy songs written for children more than 50 years ago.
- Author BiographyAlan Mills was a Canadian folksinger, writer, and actor. He was best known for popularizing Canadian folk music, and he composed the classic folk song I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (with lyrics by Rose Bonne). PisHier is an illustrator, painter, and animator whose work has been published in several Canadian magazines and newspapers. He has also illustrated several children s books, including Monstrueux secret de legumes and Simone et la plus belle journee d'ete. He lives in Quebec City. Thomas Hellman is a bilingual singer-songwriter who won the prestigious Felix-Leclerc Award in 2007. His debut French album L appartement received critical acclaim in both Quebec and France. He has since released Departure Songs, a compilation of his early songs recorded in McGill University studios while he was working on his master s degree on Irish writer Samuel Beckett. He lives in Montreal. Emilie Clepper is a musician who has opened for Martha Wainwright and Feist and was invited by legendary Texas singer-songwriter Tish Hinojosa to accompany her on her main stage performance at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas. She has been a repeat performer at the Montreal Jazz Festival, the prestigious Festival d'ete in Quebec City, and the Festival Pully-Quebec in Switzerland. She is the daughter of Texas singer songwriter Russell Clepper. She lives in Montreal.
- Author(s)Alan Mills,Emilie Clepper,Thomas Hellman
- PublisherSecret Mountain
- Date of Publication01/09/2014
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSecret Mountain
- Weight295 g
- Width208 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,Picture book
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