Down by the Bay

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Random House Children's Books, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
13 Reviews
A classic silly song that toddlers know and love, Down by the Bay has been a favorite and best-selling Raffi Songs to Read/reg/ since it was first published in 1988. In this friendly board book edition, irresistible art by Nadine Bernard Westcott depicts wonderfully amusing creatures such as a bear combing his hair, a goose kissing a moose, and a whale with a polka-dot tail. Very young children will find this book both entertaining and instructive in early language skills such as rhyme, rhythm, and repetition, and will delight in hearing it read or sung aloud to them.

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User Review  - Meg McGregor - Goodreads

Little ones love this song and they will love this book filled with wacky illustrations and even wackier creatures doing the wackiest things. But I think it is just too much on each page. There is so much to look at your brain kind of goes into overload mode! Read full review

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User Review  - Kristina Moss - Goodreads

Down by the Bay by Raffi Cavoukian is a great book for young children. I love the way the author uses rhyming pattern to incorporate a silly song within. Read full review

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About the author (1988)

For years, Raffi has been one of North America's most successful children's recording artists. His live performances, award-winning CDs, concert videos, and DVDs have made him our premier family entertainer. His most recent CD is "Let's Play." Raffi lives in Vancouver, BC.
Stacey Schuett has both written and illustrated many wonderful, critically acclaimed picture books. The illustrator lives in northern California.

Nadine Bernard Westcott has illustrated numerous books for children, including How to Grow a Picket Fence by Mary Louise Cuneo and two popular children's songs: There's a Hole in the Bucket and Over the River and Through the Wood. She has also illustrated another book in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series: I Can Tell by Touching by Carolyn Otto. Ms Westcott lives on Nantucket Island in Massachusetts.

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