Book: Sarah Author: Jean Edwards Stacey Illustrator: Necie Publisher: DRC Publishing Date: October 15, 2016 Genre: Children's picture book; music Pages: 40 Price: $12.95 My rating: a story about generations of family
Sarah by Jean Edwards Stacey is a “traditional song made famous by Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers, featuring Ray Johnson.” Ray inspired this book to be written as it was a song his father used to sing.
The story goes that a young couple married and had a son a few years later. That son grew up, married, and he and his wife had a little girl. They named their daughter Sarah, after her grandmother.
Sarah liked to ask her grandmother about how her grandparents met. The story goes on, humorously, about her grandfather trying to date her grandmother, about her great-grandmother trying to chase him off, and how funny it all was years later.
The illustrations are bright and sunny. In the back of the book is the sheet music with the words of the song.
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