MUSIC AND MESSAGE MELDS TOGETHER ASHTI MEETS BIRDMAN AL, by Carmen Rubin FOREWORD, by 7-time Grammy award winning vocalist, Mr. Al Jarreau Ashti Meets ...
MUSIC AND MESSAGE MELDS TOGETHER ASHTI MEETS BIRDMAN AL, by Carmen Rubin FOREWORD, by 7-time Grammy award winning vocalist, Mr. Al Jarreau Ashti Meets Birdman Al is a lyrical, heart-warming story that floats on the pages like a song. Children jam to Birdman Al’s educating bee-bop. Parents and children will enjoy this interactive, colorful book! A day at the park guides Ashti and her mother to an elderly man, Birdman Al (inspired by Al Jarreau), who is scatting with the birds he meets every morning. His concern for preserving Jazz and his former elementary school’s music program, lead Ashti to her “big idea”. It ends with an unexpected turn of events. Ashti Meets Birdman Al is compatible with school-based character and music education. The story creatively aligns with such traits as, initiative, compassion, respect, responsibility, and perseverance. Children learn the history of instruments and Jazz artists, such as, Billie Holiday, Thelonius Monk, Dizzie Gillespie, Cab Calloway, and more! PEPPERMINT MESSAGE: In the book, Author, Carmen Rubin, has incorporated a game, “Find the Peppermints”. The Peppermints are a symbol to remind kids to show love. The idea is inspired by the author’s grandfather, who, even today, passes out peppermints, to show love to those that are unloved. His Peppermint Candy Club encourages everyone to display love to people, animals, and the earth! FEATURES: -It is the 1st story book in the App store that showcases influential Jazz artists, instruments, and 7-year old Ashti Freeborn – an animated character that educates children about serving others in their communities, the nation, and world! -Interactive links where children can play the “Find the Peppermint” game, scat along, listen to the sounds of various instruments and humorous bird calls. -Whimsical animations sure to engage readers and listeners! -Storybook app narrated by the sultry voice of author/singer, Carmen Rubin. Ashti voice overs by Brielle Fitzpatrick, Bird voice overs by Ernest L. Jackson. Illustrations/ Graphics by Simon Stewart and Robert Muhammad of Spitfire Graphics. Jazz artists illustrations by Joshua Fitzpatrick, 11 years old. -Illustrated using digital inks and acrylics that pop off the screen taking full advantage of the iPad resolution.
Size: 34.81 MB
Price: $ 0.98
Developed by Diverse Mobile, LLC
Day of release: 2011-10-13
Recommended age: 4+