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Songs about Animals Is Out Now!

Ball of Wax 37: Songs about Animals is now available for purchase. Go get it right here, or at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. (More retail locations coming!) [Edit: Now available at Magpie in the Central District, Clover in Ballard, … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): The Foghorns – “Alfred the Elephant,” Illustrated by Darryl Blood

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by The Foghorns

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Monica Schley – “All the Pretty Horses,” Illustrated by Laura Szumowski

“‘All the Pretty Horses’ is a lullaby, so I wanted to draw something whimsical and soothing– an illustration that felt somewhere between awake and dreaming. I chose muted colors to accompany bedtime, when we turn down the lights and play … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): The Whizpops! – “Sea Turtle,” Illustrated by Charles Spitzack

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by The Whizpops!

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Caroline Keys and Nate Biehl – “The Deep Above,” Illustrated by Tim Kirkpatrick

“It’s hard not to love Caroline & Nate’s song. My inspiration came simply from the playfulness of the song’s cadence. The lyrics and melody reminded me of a playful ‘day-in-the-life-of’ the giant squid – a sort of walk in the … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Cleemann – “The Sloth,” Illustrated by Sarah Kulfan

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by Cleemann

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Colin J Nelson – “Koala,” Illustrated by Scott Bilstad

“I think of great children’s books as having many little things in the art and story that you discover each time you read it.  I tried to make an illustration to Colin’s song that reflected koalas being high up in … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Sun Tunnels – “Woodpecker Song,” Illustrated by Emiko Blalock

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by Sun Tunnels

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): GreenhornBluehorn – “Don’t Play with Fire Ants,” Illustrated by Sam Jansons

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by GreenhornBluehorn

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Ball of Wax 37 Songs (and pictures): Levi Fuller – “The Ballad of Molly and Oliver,” Illustrated by Michael O’Driscoll

Ball of Wax Volume 37: Songs about Animals by Levi Fuller

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