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Down by the Bay

Written by & illustrated by Raffi and Nadine Bernard Westcott
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Mar 2, 1999
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What's Down by the Bay About

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A classic silly song that toddlers know and love, Down by the Bay has been a favorite and best-selling Raffi Songs to Read/reg/ since it was first published in 1988. In this friendly board book edition, irresistible art by Nadine Bernard Westcott depicts wonderfully amusing creatures such as a bear combing his hair, a goose kissing a moose, and a whale with a polka-dot tail. Very young children will find this book both entertaining and instructive in early language skills such as rhyme, rhythm, and repetition, and will delight in hearing it read or sung aloud to them.

What Kind of Book is Down by the Bay

Themes:
music
songs
Categories:
silly
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction

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Who Illustrated Down by the Bay

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Nadine Bernard Westcott

Nadine Bernard Westcott has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers, including I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, Big Picnic, Down by the Bay, and Peanut Butter and Jelly, the latter of which she also wrote. Nadine lives in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and divides her time between illustrating and designing her own line of fabrics.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780517800584
Publication Date:
March 2, 1999
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
40938773
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0517800586

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