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This is the edition with a publication date of 10/1/2002.
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What an event! What a show! It's catchy and quirky. Tuneful and toe-tapping. Exuberant, unexpected, and utterly endearing. It's what happens when you take America's beloved illustrator and children's author and combine her buoyant genius with some of the most talented people on the stage--presenting Philadelphia Chickens! Created by Sandra Boynton, Philadelphia Chickens is a family musical in a book, bringing together a full-color songbook of 17 1/2 illustrated story-poems with a full-length, fully orchestrated CD of original songs performed by the likes of Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep, The Bacon Brothers, and Laura Linney, who pleads "Please, Can I Keep It?"--it followed me home. / What exactly it is,/ I don't know. Also joining in are Eric Stoltz, Natasha Richardson, Scott Bakula, and two Boyntons, including daughter Caitlin McEwan, who performs a piece that every little listener will relate to--a love song to the chocolate chip cookies that are just out of reach. With the collaboration of composer Michael Ford (known to Boynton fans from Rhinoceros Tap), Philadelphia Chickens is that rarest of kids' musical discs--one whose inimitable lyrics and music make it as sing-along, dance-along, cluck-along for parents as it is for their children.
Table of Contents
|Look As You Listen|
|Spiffy illustrations of all the songs on your Chicken Disc (CD)|
|Sing and Play Along|
|All 3 billion or so words to the songs, plus selected music notation|
|Cows ?? sung|
|Nobody Under Stands Me ?? sung|
|Philadelphia Chickens ?? sung by The Bacon Brothers|
|Be Like a Duck ?? sung|
|Please, Can I Keep It? ?? sung|
|I Like to Fuss ?? sung|
|Snoozers ?? sung by The Bacon Brothers|
|Faraway Cookies ?? sung|
|The Intermission Song! ?? sung|
|Fifteen Animals ?? sung|
|Belly Button ?? sung by The Heath Sisters|
|Busybusybusy ?? sung|
|Those Dinosaur Blues ?? sun|
|Dinosaur, Dinosaur ?? sung|
|Jump Rope Jive ?? sung|
|Pig Island ?? sung|
|Pajama Time ?? sung|
|Silly Lullaby ?? Natasha Richardson|
|Philadelphia Chickens - instrumental reprise|
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