Knick Knack Paddy Whack- A Review

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For Ages 3 to 7 years
Illustrated By: Christiane Engel
Sung By: SteveSongs

Sing along with this rollicking take on a traditional tune that introduces instruments and counts from one to ten. There are educational notes about instrument families as well as a simple music score at the end.

I stumbled on this store when book shopping for my granddaughters.  The girls are 31/2 and 11/2 years old and they love singing along to these great books. A few of the books with sing-a-long CD’s have videos posted on the Children’s Crafts and Activities section on the website.  The girls especially love this one!

The wonderful colorful illustrations on these pages keep the girls interested.  Not only do they learn to count, they also learn the different instruments, which are singled out while reading and listening to the CD’s!  Here are a few pages of the book!

Coming from a multicultural family, I enjoy seeing how many of these books include children and bilingual animals of different ethnic backgrounds.  Bilingual animals, you ask?  

Well, I knew someone who was vacationing in Mexico, and she passed by a man talking to his dog in Spanish.  She said, and I kid you not, “Oh my, the dog is bilingual, he speaks Spanish too”! When I lived in Puerto Rico all my chickens, dogs and cats spoke Spanish, of course!  But that is another story!

Enjoy watching the video along with your children here:

Disclosure: I joined this great company so that I can purchase these books for my family, while earning 20-50% commissions on my personal purchases!  I would only recommend products that I use for myself or my family.  The links are directed to my website, and there is no obligation to purchase anything while enjoying all of these wonderful Children’s Activities.

Lisa Ladrido (87 Posts)

Lisa is an R.N. Mom Blogger and the author of Mom Blogger Buzz. She writes about Social Media, Personal Development, Blogging Tips, Travel, Family, Health and Wellness. She and her husband live in the Seattle area. They have 5 sons, 4 grandchildren and 7 furry four legged children!

15 comments for “Knick Knack Paddy Whack- A Review

  1. Anonymous
    May 25, 2011 at 4:13 PM

    Cute looking book…I love the illustrations :)

    xx Cat brideblu

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    May 25, 2011 at 10:50 PM

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  3. Lisa Ladrido
    May 25, 2011 at 11:11 PM

    Thank you Cat for stopping in! I am glad you liked the book, we enjoy them!~Lisa

  4. Lisa Ladrido
    May 25, 2011 at 11:12 PM

    Thank you Kelly for sharing the information about Haley. I will do that. ~Lisa

  5. Small Kucing
    May 26, 2011 at 3:48 AM

    wow..this book is good. I wonder if they would cater for international customers.

    Have a nice day


  6. Melanie
    May 26, 2011 at 5:28 AM

    Lisa, I could have sat for hours and listened to that song and all of the other ones that were there. I can't wait until morning so that I can show my kids. They'll love it!

  7. Lisa Ladrido
    May 26, 2011 at 1:15 PM

    They do cater to international customers, there are two divisions, U.S. and Europe. Book Store Scroll to the very bottom and click on Europe, it will take you there.
    Hope you find what you are looking for.
    I am all a twitter about life

  8. Lisa Ladrido
    May 26, 2011 at 1:16 PM

    Hi Melanie! So glad you liked it. My granddaughters love them, I can play them for hours! Enjoy!~Lisa
    I am all a twitter about life

  9. jbplbarbara
    May 26, 2011 at 11:17 PM

    This book looks like so much fun :)

  10. Lisa Ladrido
    May 27, 2011 at 2:15 AM

    Barbara, I hope you can find it in the library! Thanks for stopping by. ~Lisa

    I am all a twitter about life

  11. Tahnie
    May 27, 2011 at 5:28 AM


    This book looks adorable! I think my little miss S would love it!

    Thank you so much for the information you left on my blog about POTS.
    I have to admit it sounds very scary, especially on top of all my other health issues, but I really appreciate you giving me the information. Thank you!

  12. jbplbarbara
    June 2, 2011 at 9:49 PM

    Lisa, I wish I could but most of these new books are not available. These are fabulous. Would love to see more titles.

  13. martha
    June 9, 2011 at 12:01 AM

    this is cute, the book. :) my girls and I love books too, and we've got a simlar one which is multicultural too. BTW, our dog is bilingual :)

  14. Lisa Ladrido
    June 10, 2011 at 1:52 AM

    Hi Tahnie,
    I think she will like it too! Hope you are doing better.

    Hi Miss Barbara!
    I will be posting more titles soon.

    Too funny Martha,
    We both have bilingual dogs, aren't they smart?!! Thanks for coming over for a visit!~Lisa

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