Alligator Jazz

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Alligator Slim is tired of singing sad songs and playing the blues down in the swamp. From now on, he’s going to play jazz! He packs up his saxophone and heads to the big city where he lands a gig at The Zoo playing this jumping lively sound. The crowds love him! This is where he is meant to be and everything seems perfect. That is until a certain weasel becomes jealous. He is none too thrilled about Alligator Slim stealing his fans, and makes sure that Slim won’t be able to perform. Young readers with revel in the musicality of the text and the lush atmospheric illustrations that bring to life this heartwarming musical tale of change, struggle, deception, and forgiveness.
ISBN: 9781455624225
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Images: 31
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 8.5 (w) x 11 (h)
A lover a jazz music and great hats, Samuel E. Pittman II teaches English language arts at a Texas middle school. He also coaches track and field, so he knows a thing or two about struggle. Pittman earned a BA in English with a minor in coaching from Texas A&M. He lives in College Station, Texas and spends his free time listening to music, reading and writing, and gardening—where he’s sure to keep an eye out for any weaselly rodents.
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