Pecorino's First Concert (Anne Schwartz Books)
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Pecorino's First Concert (Anne Schwartz Books)

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If you think you know the silliest boy in the world, you're wrong. Pecorino Sasquatch is the silliest boy in the world. Just watch him as he heads off to the first concert he's ever seen, conducted by the world-famous Vittorio Pimplelini. Before the day is out, Pecorino will furmuzzle a man with a long mustache, wamboodle himself down into a tuba, and cause the most Brobdi...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published June 21st 2005 by Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
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Laura
Laugh out loud funny! And I'm not really a laugh out loud kind of reader. Pecorino's mom takes him to his first orchestra concert. "Pecorino was so excited he rabbit-hopped around his room. Then he froze statue still. 'What's a concert?' he asked." The book continues on with these kinds of delightful moments that kids and adults will both enjoy, though for different reasons. At the concert hall, Pecorino winds up getting stuck in a tuba, which he's ejected from in a predictable but utterly fun w...more
Dolly
Sep 04, 2013 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a strange, but humorous tale about a little boy's first trip to a symphony. The narrative includes some wonderfully imaginative words, like furmuzzled, wossle, and wamboodle. And the boy has such a wild name - Pecorino Sasquatch.

The mixed media illustrations are terrific and complement the story nicely. We enjoyed reading this book together.

new word: Brobdingnagian
Lynette
I don't know what it is about these books that just KILL me!! I think I have a very vivid imagination and I can imagine the voices of the characters...I don't know-but they are funny stories!
Mrs Bond
Young Pecorino Sasquatch attends a concert with his mother. While exploring the instruments he puts himself into a difficult position. A wonderful introduction for students to the orchestra.
Destinee Sutton
Jun 25, 2009 Destinee Sutton rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 6-9
Shelves: music, picture-books
I was impressed by the use of the word "Brobdingnagian," but this is really just a story about a boy who gets stuck in a tuba.
Kristina Lareau
Meh. I like the dynamic illustrations and their sketchiness, but I am not a fan of the story itself.
Beverly
The story was OK, but I really do not like this style of illustration.
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“Dearest dumpling, one day your imagination is going to get you into trouble," whispered his mother.

He would never do that," Pecorino replied. "We're best friends.”
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