The Rattlin' Bog (Barefoot Singalongs) (Hardcover)

The Rattlin' Bog (Barefoot Singalongs) By Jessica Law, Brian Fitzgerald (Illustrator), The Speks (Performed by) Cover Image
By Jessica Law, Brian Fitzgerald (Illustrator), The Speks (Performed by)
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Description


"A rousin', shantylike ditty, slightly shortened and enthusiastically illustrated . . . Sure to spur a raucous singalong" - Kirkus Reviews

Ro, ro, the rattlin' bog, the bog down in the valley-o Joining Barefoot's singalong collection, this rollicking traditional Irish tune sung by a traditional Irish band explores an Irish peat bog where a rattlin' (Irish slang for "wonderful") tree contains a rattlin' nest, which contains a rattlin' egg, which contains a rattlin' bird . . . all the way down to a seed of a brand-new rattlin' tree. Includes notes on Irish peat bogs and the creatures that live there, as well as plant and animal life cycles. Includes QR code access to audio and video animation.

About the Author


After graduating from Oxford University with a degree in Biological Sciences, Jessica Law has worked in community education and science communication, including several years writing for the nature conservation charity BirdLife International. Jessica is also a folk singer-songwriter with several studio albums to her name. She now lives in Cheltenham Spa, England. Brian Fitzgerald is the inaugural winner of The International Silent Book Award at the Bologna Book Fair in 2014. He has collaborated with Emmy Award winners "The Texas Tenors" on two of their picture books and his book Be Thankful For Trees with author Harriet Ziefert is included on syllabi in schools across the United States. His latest book with acclaimed author Jeanne Willis is The Bear who had Nothing to Wear. Brian lives and works in a small port town in Dublin, Ireland. The Speks is Ireland's first traditional Irish music band for kids and their families. The six members, Quince, Naymon, Tommo, Pete, Ed, and Rafferty, live on a magical island off the coast of County Clare, Ireland. It's called Glasses Island because everybody wears glasses there. The lads love singing, dancing, and playing music. Their motto is: "Sing along and sing aloud!".
Product Details
ISBN: 9798888590706
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 24
Language: English
Series: Barefoot Singalongs