John Coltrane's Giant Steps

John Coltrane's Giant Steps

Illustrated by: Chris Raschka
For Ages: 4 - 7
  • 2
You may be surprised
at the tricky music
a box,
a snowflake,
some raindrops,
and a kitten
can make.

Right before your eyes.
And on the pages
of this book.

There is someone
backstage
watching, encouraging
our performers
but keeping them
under control.

Why not
listen along?
  • Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689845987 | 
  • July 2002 | 
  • Grades P - 2

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About the Author

Chris Raschka

Chris Raschka is the illustrator of The Hello, Goodbye Window, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal. He is also the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Yo! Yes?; Charlie Parker Played Be Bop; Mysterious Thelonious; John Coltrane’s Giant Steps; and Can’t Sleep. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.

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