Ever hear of Charlie Parker? The great jazz saxophone player? If you have or if you haven't, it's okay. Look at this board book and you'll hear Charlie Parker; you'll hear music in your mind. "Be bop. Fisk, fisk. Lollipop. Boomba, boomba." Look. That's Charlie swinging and spinning all over the pages. And that's Charlie's cat, waiting, waiting for him to come home...
Chris Raschka is the Caldecott Award-winning illustrator of A Ball for Daisy
and The Hello, Goodbye Window
. He is also the illustrator of Yo! Yes?
(which won a Caldecott Honor), Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie
, Charlie Parker Played Be Bop
, and Farmy Farm
. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.