Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978



Parents' Choice Awards : Audio : Storytelling
Blah Blah Blah: Stories About Clams, Swamp Monsters, Pirates and Dogs

Blah Blah Blah: Stories About Clams, Swamp Monsters, Pirates and Dogs

Spring 2006 Storytelling
Ages: 8 & Up
CD Price: $15.00
Review:
Some people say that Bill Harley never grew up. We’re glad to hear it. Here he delivers tall tales that are out of this world fun.

As a rule, the expression “Blah, Blah, Blah,” is a big red flag that the speaker is droning on and the listener is tuning out.

The first signal that this CD puts a new spin on things is the title. Of his latest collection Harley says: “If this recording [Blah Blah Blah] were a book, it would be a comic book—the characters are bigger than life, and there’s some fantasy in every story told.” In these stories, Harley conjures up worlds of Pirates, Giant Clams, Dogs and Dirty Sneakers. The stories are funny; sometimes they’re hands-on-face with fingers spread, spooky-scary-story frightening. His characters come straight from the memories of your fourth grade class and his spot-on delivery is confirmation that Bill Harley really and truly honest to goodness cross your heart knows what makes kids laugh.

Claire S. Green   ©2006 Parents' Choice
Claire is president of Parents' Choice Foundation and cofounder of Sandbox Summit®. She looks for toys and media that will unleash children's interests, and celebrate the fun of learning.

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Round River Records
800-682-9522
http://www.billharley.com
Amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000BRP2BO/parentschoice-20

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