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Mama Don't Allow by Thacher Hurd
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Mama Don't Allow

by Thacher Hurd

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Elementary
  SteppLibrary | May 17, 2018 |
Elementary
  SteppLibrary | Mar 20, 2017 |
Miles gets a new saxophone for his birthday and could not stop playing it. He finally joined a band called the Swamp Band. One day the Swamp Band played music for a party of alligators. After the performance the alligators were about to prepare dinner but the swamp band realized they were the dinner! So in order to get away from being eaten, they sang them a lullaby to put the alligators to sleep and the band could run away.
GENRE: fiction
USE: To follow your dreams
how to get out of a sticky situation
  japodaca14 | Oct 17, 2016 |
this book is about an alligator jazz band
  iceangel456 | Jun 12, 2014 |
Easy Picture book: This was a fun story with delightful colorful pictures. The story had a fast pace and I could imagine if you sang the parts that were intended to be sung, children would love it. The animals in the swamp band are invited to play at the swamp ball, but the guests are all alligators. Little do our furry musicians know, when the ball is over and the gators have worked up an appetite....let's just say some fast singing/thinking will be in order! The last page features the score for our swamp ditty and suggestions on how to make more verses of your own. ( )
  derbygirl | Jun 23, 2011 |
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Saxophone-playing Miles and his Swamp Band find a bevy of sharp-toothed, long-tailed alligators who love to listen to their music. But little do Miles and his band know what the alligators plan for them at the close of their jubilant all-night ball! Inspired by a traditional song, this vibrant picture book is "ebullient, fast-paced, and funny."

1985 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Illustration
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Children's Books of 1984 (Library of Congress)

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Miles and the Swamp Band have the time of their lives playing at the Alligator Ball, until they discover the menu includes Swamp Band soup.

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