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Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (But What About Dolores?)

Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (But What About Dolores?):
1 Paperback/1 CD (see all formats)

Author: James Howe   Illustrator: Amy Walrod   Narrator: Jason Harris
ISBN: 9781591129073
Length:  12 Min 25 Sec
Release Date: 11/30/2004
Reading Level: 2.6
Grades: K – 4

Horace&Morris Join Chorus 1 PB/1 CD
ISBN: 9781591129073
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Horace&Morris Join Chorus 4 PB/1 CD
ISBN: 9781591129097
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Horace&Morris Join Chorus CD
ISBN: 9781591129066
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Description
"Jason Harris skillfully reads the book by James Howe, giving each character individual personality and singing style. Amy Walrod's illustrations are brought to life with appropriate background music and sound effects such as the needle on a record or the ticking of a metronome." -School Library Journal

Reviews

Review by: AudioFile Magazine - August 15, 2005
"Moustro Provolone knows talent when he hears it and makes fine choices, or so he thinks, for the school chorus. Neither chosen for the chorus nor willing to be in the band or audience, Dolores feels hurt, angry, and sorry for herself until she takes control of the situation by writing an important letter. Even the Moustro comes to understand that "all God's children got a place in the chorus." Bright and spirited mouse voices, entertaining musical solos, and perfect sound effects from the school music room round out this fine recording. While listening, savor the humor of Amy Walrod’s illustrations."
Review by: School Library Journal - April 10, 2005
"Horace, Morris and especially Dolores are excited about trying out for the chorus. During tryouts, Horace sings the hight notes, Morris sings the low notes, and poor Dolores sings notes that no one has ever heard before. When Moustro Provolone announces the members of the chorus. Dolores tries to find other things to do while Horace and Morris are at chorus practice, but exploring and climbing trees isn't fun when she has to do it without her other mouse friends. Finally, Dolores decides to write Moustro Provolone a letter telling him how she feels. Her letter has such fantastic rhythm and rhyme that Moustro Provolone wants the chorus to perform it, and he also agrees to give Dolores lessons so that she can sing with the chorus. Jason Harris skillfully reads the book by James Howe, giving each character individual personality and singing style. Amy Walrod's illustrations are brought to life with appropriate background music and sound effects such as the needle on a record or the ticking of a metronome. Clear page turn signals are provided. In addition, Harris reads the various postings on Moustro Provolone's door, ensuring that listeners don't miss a thing. A delightful addition to any collection."



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