Heavy Metal Badger

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The woods are quiet. Soft breezes blow and the birds twitter, but from under the ground comes the faint sound of drumming. Suddenly Badger bursts from the ground and begins drumming on tree stumps. Forest animals are not happy and complain about the noise. Badger decides he should probably have some music lessons. Mrs. Smythe insists Badger try his hand at playing the recorder. It is not a good fit. He tries to join a band of marching ants, but he doesn’t fit in. Joining the church choir is no more successful than his other ideas. Badger is about to give up when he comes across a flyer that might be his salvation.

Duncan Beedie has both written and illustrated this cute book. The clever story is told mostly in rhyme, but there are a few places where the author strays from that and the meter is, at times, weak. Still, the story is fun and will keep youngsters engaged as they listen. The illustrations are very stylized and unique. They are filled with fun details that will help to keep the young listeners engaged with the story. Kids will get a kick out of this story.

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Author Duncan Beedie
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher Tiger Tales
Publish Date 10-Oct-2023
ISBN 9781664300262
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Issue December 2023
Category Children's