Hey Diddle Diddle by Eve Bunting

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It's a musical menagerie! Hey diddle diddle, the cat plays the fiddle, the cow ... plays the silver trombone! Eve Bunting's fresh take on a familiar rhyme, enlivened by Mary Ann Fraser's whimsical illustrations, offers spread after spread of exuberant animals showcasing their musical talents. From the camel jamming on the trumpet to the whale keeping the beat on the drums, young readers will relish their front-row seat to this delightful animal orchestra.

About Eve Bunting

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Eve Bunting is the author of the Caldecott-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. Among her many other titles are Will It Be a Baby Brother?, Mouse Island, Emma's Turtle, Baby Can, My Red Balloon, My Special Day at Third Street School, and Girls A to Z. She lives in Pasadena, California.Mary Ann Fraser is the acclaimed author and illustrator of many books for children, including Pet Shop Follies. Her other books include I. Q. Goes to School, How Animal Babies Stay Safe, and In Search of the Grand Canyon: Down the Colorado with John Wesley Powell, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She lives in Simi Valley, California.
Published March 1, 2011 by Boyds Mills Press. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“Hey diddle dumpet, the camel blows trumpet, / the elephant’s awesome on bass.” Fraser’s accompanying artwork is cheery and saturated, the colors running from cool to hot, and the animals presented in comical two-page spreads, some discombobulated, some hep cats—sunglasses, a fez—even when they a...

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