Can You Canoe? And Other Adventure Songs, by the Okee Dokee Brothers | Book Spotlight
The Children’s Book Review | May 17, 2016
Written by the Okee Dokee Brothers
Illustrated by Brandon Reese
Publisher’s Synopsis: I’m wondering if you’d go wandering with me
Through the wilderness and woods
To where the winds are blowin’ free.
The Grammy® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers—Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing—celebrate the beauty of nature and the joys of being outdoors and unplugged. Their family-friendly music aims to inspire parents and kids to get outside and get creative.Can You Canoe? journeys cross-country in 12 songs, from the rolling hills of Appalachia in the east to the canyons and campfires of the West. Along the way, The Okee Dokee Brothers’ irresistible, boot-stompin’ tunes invite kids to wander through the woods and wilderness, where they’ll discover hungry black bears and tall-tale spinners; quiet canoes and cozy camping tents; a jumpin’ jamboree and a bullfrog opera. Brandon Reese’s lively illustrations, and a CD to sing along with, will make this set a children’s classic.
Ages 4+ | Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books | 2016 | ISBN-13: 978-1454918035
About The Okee Dokee Brothers
As childhood friends growing up in Denver CO, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing were always exploring the outdoors. Now, as the Grammy® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they have put this passion for the outdoors at the heart of their Americana folk music. They are three-time Parents’ Choice Award winners, and have garnered praise from the likes of NPR’s All Things Considered, USA Today, and The Sierra Club. Learn more about them at their website: okeedokee.org.
About Brandon Reese
Brandon Reese created the distinctive cover artwork for The Okee Dokee Brothers’ albums, and is also the illustrator for a number of clients including Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., eeBoo, BOOM! Studios, and more. He lives in NC with his wife and young son. Learn more about Brandon online at brandonreese.com.
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