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Ben's Trumpet by Rachel Isadora
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Ben's Trumpet

by Rachel Isadora

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This is a book about a child named Ben, Who is encouraged by his neighborhood Jazz club. everyday after school Ben goes to the "ZigZag jazz club" to watch the musicians practice on their instruments. One day he finally get encouraged to play a trumpet. Age appropriate for 3-5 years. Found at the university place library.
  BreyannaNelson | May 26, 2019 |
Rachel Isadora strayed away from her typical colorful illustrations, like in "Caribbean Dream" and "Uh, Oh!". She used illustrations with just black and white while she tells the story of Ben, a trumpet player who plays at the Zig Zag Jazz Club. While the illustrations remain very simple for the most part, Rachel Isadora would throw in a page with an exceptionally detailed sketch that would draw the readers attention. On these pages, Rachel Isadora used very little words and let the illustrations speak for themselves. ( )
  Noahedels | Nov 15, 2018 |
The main character,Ben, is a inspiration to anybody aspiring to do what they love. He had a talent that he enjoyed and knew he would be great at it so he practiced all the time...on his air trumpet. Other kids made fun of him for it, almost encouraging him to quit. The man that inspired Ben to pick up the trumpet saw Ben's passion and wanted to make his dreams a reality and gave him a real trumpet to refine his talent. ( )
  CLEBLANC0 | Oct 24, 2018 |
A young boy named Ben stands outside the Zig Zag Jazz Club everyday to listen to the musicians practice. He plays his pretend air trumpet to anyone that will listen. Some neighborhood boys make fun for it and Ben is dejected. Redemption comes from one of the Zig Zag musicians taking him inside the club and teaching him how to play a real trumpet. The illustrations are a beautiful black and white art deco style. ( )
  Thomasjfkb | Aug 24, 2018 |
music appreciation. ages 4 to 6
  Luckydog123 | Aug 15, 2018 |
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Ben wants to be a trumpeter, but plays only an imaginary instrument until one of the musicians in a neighborhood night club discovers his ambition.

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