It won the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) GOLD MEDAL for storytelling!
This means it gets an awesome gold sticker, IS THIS COOL OR WHAT?!!???!!?!
â€ťThis is a delightful and imaginative collection containing five stories, 17 poems and a lively theme song accompanied by a fiddle, banjo and spoons.Â The poems and stories flow from one to another with lovely musical interludes punctuating each segment.Â This tape provides a perfect way to fill young heads with words, wonderful words.â€ť
~ L.A. Parent Magazine
â€ś…I have become a major listener to audio tapes for children, so I could hardly believe my good fortune when I walked into Duttonâ€™s [bookstore] tonight and saw the tape….I am so thrilled to be able to tell [parents] about [this]…tour de force…[her] voice is very expressive, and filled with life…a quality that makes listening both easy and exciting…I have a hard time reading poetry, but love to listen to it on tapes.Â Iâ€™ll bet Iâ€™m not the only one!â€ť
~Janet Zarem, Former Manager of Duttonâ€™s Childrenâ€™s Department , Childrenâ€™s Book Consultant & Lecturer
â€śITâ€™S NOT MY TURN TO LOOK FOR GRANDMA! AND OTHER STORIES includes the title story, To Rabbittown, The Night Horse, and other poems and stories.Â April reads them all in a deliciously clear and expressive voice.â€ť
~ STORIES, a storytellerâ€™s monthly