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The Underwatermelon Man and other unreasonable rhymes - BOOK/DVD/CD triple set


The Underwatermelon Man and other unreasonable rhymes - BOOK/DVD/CD triple set

Lyrics libretti Publication year: 1998

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A book of unreasonable rhymes, preposterous paintings, tenacious typography and enchanting music come together in this remarkable package, to delight and stimulate the child in us all. Fabulous fictions like The Girl wih the X-Ray Eyes, The man with the Cast Iron Belly and The Hide and Seeky Bird, dance to a surreal soundtrack of twenty five wonderful songs which criss-cross musical boundaries previously untravelled in 'children's music'.

The accompanying DVD & CD features performances from a great line up of NZ artists including Bic and Boh Runga, the Topp Twins, Neil and Tim Finn, Darren Watson, Dave Dobbyn, Che Fu, Don McGlashan, Jackie Clarke, King Kapisi, Chris Knox and more.


1 v. 30 cm. + 1 sound disc (70 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.). + DVD


Publisher note

Monkey Biz Ltd

Author note

Flaws, Fane; with Dasent, Peter and Baysting, Arthur

Content note

The Underwatermelon Man
Melon-Cauli Baby
The Girl with the Porcupine Coat
The man with the Cast Iron Belly
Neville the Enchanted Rug
The hide and Seeky Bird
The Girl with the Empty Head
The Wicked Conjuror
Pottie Training
Money Trees
Thirteen O'clock
Jemima Spride
The Forgotten Fork
The Girl with the X-ray Eyes
Imelda Blade
The Man with the Elephant Nose
The Girl from Godknowswhere
The Eccentric Instrumentalist
The Dog with the Saxophone
The Mysterious Box
The Perfect Stranger
El Flamo
The Man Who Never Was
Dream Girl

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