From Publishers Weekly
Featuring stunning, evocative black-and-white art, this Caldecott Honor book concerns a boy growing up in the 1920s who aspires to be a jazz musician--"Ben thinks the trumpeter is the cat's meow." Ages 4-8.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 3-By Rachel Isadora. Original jazz music underscores the narration of this Caldecott Honor Book about a young boy's yearning to play the trumpet just like the musicians that he hears at the Zig Zag Club.
Copyright 1998 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
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