Author Thomas Zarraonandia, a first-generation American of Basque Heritage, was born in White Plains, New York. He is recognized as one of Marin County, California's most prominent artists.
His paintings of marine scenes, landscapes, abstracts, and commissioned portraits of boats, private homes, and people, young and old, reside in corporate and private collections throughout the world.
Johnny Jingle is an early work, written when his two daughters were very little children. Later his three sons also enjoyed hearing Johnny Jingle. His daughter Anne has taken this book and published it for everyone to enjoy with their own children.
Zarraonandia enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his nine grandchildren.
Home page of Thomas Zarraonandia: http://members.aol.com/johnnyjinglebook
by Thomas Zarraonandia
illustrated by Thomas Zarraonandia
genre: Children's: picture books
A beautifully illustrated and colorful children's book about a boy named Johnny Jingle and his playful shadow. One rainy day Johnny loses his shadow and must ask for help from his Nursery Rhyme friends to help find it. Where did it go?
29 full color illustrations, 2 full pages of Johnny Jingle poem.
Perfect for kids 2-12 and early readers. Crosses over into Science and learning about shadows. Excellent reading tool for teachers, libraries, day care and recreation department programs. Makes learning about shadows fun! A great bedtime story, too! Wonderful gift idea for the children everywhere!
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