The Jazz Fly 2: The Jungle Pachanga
*Foreword Reviews Best Books of the Year, Gold Award Winner
*Best Books 2010 Winner, USA Book News
*International Book Awards Winner
*Parents' Choice Award
*Moonbeam Children's Book Gold Medal
“The cross-cultural interplay of scat
and Latin rhythms wins.
¡Qué bueno!" -Kirkus Reviews
"Nicely enhanced by the bouncing narration and Latin rhythms on the accompanying CD."
“[Gollub] gives educators useful information and ideas.” —School Library Journal
Available through Follett, Baker & Taylor, etc.
In this awaited sequel to The Jazz Fly, Matthew introduces Spanish words and Latin jazz. In fact, he introduces forty zippy Spanish phrases to thoroughly entertain children of all backgrounds. The first Spanish word is “pachanga” which is like a fiesta only with more music, more energy, and more dancing till all hours! Matthew’s MUST-HEAR CD features the same instrumentation as the first Jazz Fly, with the addition of master Latin percussionist John Santos. Follow the Jazz Bugs deep into the rain forest, decipher the spoken words of exotic fauna—but watch out for the dangers that lurk around the termite nest. Like the Fly, and the author himself, you’ll be glad you learned to speak a second language! The story begins:
More reasons why kids, parents, teachers and librarians love Jazz Fly 2 even before its official publication: