Song and dance man summary

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Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman

Illus. in full color. In this affectionate story, three children follow their grandfather up to the attic, where he pulls out his old bowler hat, gold-tipped cane, and his tap shoes. Grandpa once danced on the vaudeville stage, and as he glides across the floor, the children can see what it was like to be a song and dance man. Gammell captures all the storys inherent joie de vivre with color pencil renderings that leap off the pages. Bespectacled, enthusiastic Grandpa clearly exudes the message that youre only as old as you feel, but the children respond--as will readers--to the nostalgia of the moment. Utterly original.--(starred) Booklist.
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Song and Dance Man

Song and Dance Man

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Song and Dance Man is a children's picture book written by Karen Ackerman and illustrated by Synopsis[edit]. Three children visit their grandfather and have a.
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Published in , the book is about a grandfather who tells his grandchildren about his adventures on the stage. Gammell won the Caldecott Medal for his illustrations, pencil drawings using full colors. Three children visit their grandfather and have a wonderful time as he reminisces about his performances on stage. He tells stories of when he was a vaudeville song and dance man, when people did not sit in front of the television for hours. He leads the children to the attic, and finds his old bowler hat, gold-tipped cane, and tap shoes. He performs, telling jokes, dancing and singing, making the children laugh.

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