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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

Underlined text links through to video

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 Knights 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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