Remember the original song Knick Knack Paddy Whack... This old man, he played five, he played knick knack as we jived?
* Knick Knack Paddy Whack PB with CD now available!
“This bright, lively, new interpretation of the classic children’s song incorporates numbers, musical-instrument families, and a multiethnic group of adorable children who march along with the “old man” of the song… With colorful acrylic and collage illustrations and varying fonts, each spread is alive with activity.” -School Library Journal
Pair this with our other new releases:
Earth Tales, Walk with Me, Talk with Me, and You and Me Lap Book!
SteveSongs is a children’s singer and performer based in Connecticut. Steve currently records for Rounder Records, appears on PBSKids morning program, and has recorded five albums of music which have won many awards, including a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, a NAPPA Honor and an iParenting Media Award.
You can learn more about Steve at:
* Christiane Engel
Christiane Engel is a freelance illustrator who uses many different elements in her mixed media/digital work. Her collage style is created by hand, with painted and cut papers, and is then scanned to be adjusted digitally. Christiane grew up in Germany and now lives in London.
You can see more of Christiane’s work on her website,
Our sparkling version of the traditional folk song, "This Old Man," features a parade of children from different cultures, each of them playing a different musical instrument. This simple counting theme and repetitive text introduces the instrument families and musical scoring. It also includes a musical CD with renowned children's folk singer, SteveSongs!
Price $6.99 PB with CD
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P.S. Mixx Marketing is a gift rep group based in Minneapolis and covers the states of the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa) spreading the word about living barefoot to gift retailers throughout the region.
Melissa Bloom, Principal, and the 4 other ladies of Mixx Marketing are fantastic Barefoot partners. They contacted barefoot Books last year with an interest in working together after seeing and loving the great products and company mission. Here are the wonderful showroom displays they have made for Barefoot!
Mixx Marketing Co. is a mother-daughter team dedicated to helping lead our customers in their quest for creative, unique and profitable product resources. They ensure outstanding customer service by anticipating opportunities, resolving issues, and proactively responding to needs. They own and operate a permanent showroom at the Minneapolis Mart and have been thriving tenants for over 25 years. Their focus is diverse in product but consistent in value, quality and ethical processes. From children’s apparel, giftware and toys to contemporary art glass, handmade jewelry and unique home accessories, they’re passionate in their efforts to offer an eclectic mixx.