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Can You Canoe- And Other Adventure Songs, by the Okee Dokee Brothers

Can You Canoe? And Other Adventure Songs, by the Okee Dokee Brothers | Book Spotlight

The Children’s Book Review | May 17, 2016

Can You Canoe And Other Adventure SongsCan You Canoe? And Other Adventure Songs

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

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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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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

Comments
  • Can you Canoe? I imagine this book would be a blast to have. I can remember drive times to locations seeming to disappear as groups of us children on a bus would be singing together all sorts of fun songs.

    May 17, 2016

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