Understanding the Music Reading Connection

Maryann Harman with John Archambault and Analiisa Reichlin

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is a bestselling 1989 children's book drawn and written by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault, The book is notable for its rhyming structure, which is reminiscent of the jazz vocal improvisation technique known as scat singing. The book has been credited with helping many young children learn to read and in this segment we interview the author about the music reading connection.

 

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