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The Fabulous Song

by Don Gillmor, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

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5 of 5
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list price: $22.99
edition:Mixed media
published: Nov 2005
ISBN:9782923163178
Description

Oh, that darn Frederic Pipkin! He?l do anything to get out of learning how to play an instrument, much to the chagrin of his loving parents who named him after the great Chopin. One day however, the little fellow falls under the spell of an amazing conductor and owns up to his name by spinning some magic and writing a fabulous song!

About the Authors

Don Gillmor

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Marie-Louise Gay

MARIE-LOUISE GAY has won awards, including the Governor General\s Award for her children\'s book illustrations.'
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Contributor Notes

Marie-Louise Gay has received the Vicky Metcalf Award, the Governor General” Literature Award twice, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the Mr. Christie” Book Award, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award as well as the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
2 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Editorial Review

“ouncy and adventurous, beautiful and fun, both the tale and the music are treasures??HE BLOOMSBURY REVIEW \ “n instant winner” “ODAY” PARENT \ “uaranteed to be a well-worn addition to any bookshelf or CD player” “ORONTO FAMILIES

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The Fabulous Song

This is one of my favourite stories for children by Don Gillmor. It is delicious. Frederic's solution to his inability to play music is to become a grand brilliant conductor - he can feel and see the music, he just can't play it. Inventively written, with whimsical illustrations, this is a book to revisit, time and time again - this edition has an accompanying cd with top notch performers singing the ballad of

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