The Bourbon Street Musicians

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Clarion Books, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 39 pages
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In this rollicking retelling of “The Bremen Town Musicians,” a creaky old jack mule, a droopy hound dog, a ragged rooster, and a bony cat, all unwanted and no longer loved, set out for Bourbon Street in New Orleans to play bebop and make their fortune. Presently they encounter a band of thieves in a shack by a bayou, and though things don’t turn out quite as expected, they end up mighty fine just the same. A bluesy dialect that begs to be read aloud, vivid imagery, and distinctively comic illustrations infuse the adventures of these four determined friends with the flavor of rural Louisiana and the rhythm of New Orleans jazz. Glossary.

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User Review  - TamaraSmith - LibraryThing

I love this story so much. This is the classic story of the Bourbon Street musicians which consisits of old farm animals who escape their owners. They form a band and travel singing their song and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Colleen Mertens - Goodreads

I liked this book a lot. What's not to like about musical animals? I liked the jazz references and thought the story was interesting. I like also that the main characters in this children's book were ... Read full review

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Andrew Glass has written several books for children and has illustrated many.. He lives in New York City with his wife.

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