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Now Rhinoceros Tap returns in an all-new package to mirror Philadephia Chickens, with a spiffy audio CD. Written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton--whose books have over 6 million copies in print--and with music by Boynton and Michael Ford, the same team that created Philadelphia Chickens, it's a read-along, sing-along, dance-along, oink-along collection of truly delightful children's music.
There's "O Lonely Peas," to appeal to the finicky young eater. The five-year-old's lament, "Bad Babies" ("They whine and they bite, they chew on your toys/And oh, do they make the most terrible noise"). "Tickle Time." "The Crabby Song." A mouse's impassioned ballad to his beloved, "I Love You More Than Cheese." And "Barnyard Dance," the song that was launched by the board book dear to the hearts of more than a million young readers.
Vendor: Workman Publishing
Publication Date: 2004
Availability: In Stock
Sing a song of Boynton! Before there was the Grammy-niminated Philadelphia Chickens, the #1 New York Times childrens bestseller, there was Rhinoceros Tap, the collection of seriously silly songs. This truly delightful seta Recording Industry Association of America Gold album with 647,000 copies in printcombines a big illustrated songbook and CD so children and grown-ups alike can read along, sing along, dance along, cluck along, and oink along to the fifteen original songs.
There's "O, Lonely Peas," to appeal to every finicky young eater. The five-year-old's lament, "Bad Babies." A mouse's impassioned ballad to his beloved, "I Love You More Than Cheese." Plus the lead number, "Rhinoceros Tap," the ever-popular Barnyard Dance, and more. With lyrics and pictures by Boynton and music written with and played by the one and only Michael Ford, these songs have the style, swing, charm, and pizzazz that little listeners deserve. Ready? All together now.
Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, writer, and songwriter. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over forty childrens books and seven general audience books, including four New York Times bestsellers. More than 60 million of her books have been sold"mostly to friends and family," she says. She has also written and produced five albums of award-winning childrens music. Three of her albums have been certified Gold, and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, is nearing Platinum. She lives with her family on a farm in New England.
Ginger4 Stars Out Of 5October 16, 2007GingerMy children love the song "Bad Babies". However, this cd is not as good as Philadelphia Chickens, which definitely gets more air time in our home. Rhinocerous Tap only has one performer, and therefore is a little more on the monotonous side.