The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants (Hardcover)

The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka-Dot Pants By Eric Litwin, Scott Magoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Litwin, Scott Magoon (Illustrator)
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Boogie down with singer-songwriter Eric Litwin -- author of the first three mega-bestselling Pete the Cat books and the hilarious Nut Family series -- as he invites readers to chime in and join the nutty, pun-filled fun! A downloadable song is also available.

Hazel Nut wants her family to sing and dance along with her, but they are just too busy! Who can she call? Why... her super-hip, disco-dancing Grandma Nut! In the second book of the Nuts series, Eric Litwin's playful call-and-response rhymes and Scott Magoon's hilarious illustrations invite readers young and old to join in on the fun. Readers can listen to and/or download Litwin's disco-inspired performance of the book and additional songs at

Don't miss the other hilarious read-along, sing-along books about the Nut Family!
Bedtime at the Nut House
The Nuts Keep Rolling!

About the Author

Eric Litwin is the New York Times bestselling author of the beloved Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes, and Pete the Cat Saves Christmas. He is also the author of The Poop Song and the book series about Groovy Joe. Eric is a  children's educator, performer and co-founder of The Learning Groove, which creates materials and training for early music and movement education. His website is

Scott Magoon has illustrated many books for young readers including all of Eric Litwin's books about the Nut Family as well as Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Spoon, Chopsticks, and Straw. He is the author and artist of Linus, The Little Yellow Pencil, The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot!, as well as Breathe, which was named a Kirkus Reviews Best Read Aloud and a Best Book of the Year by the HuffPost and Chicago Public Library. Scott lives in the Boston area with his wife and two sons. His website is

Praise For…

"It's 'Saturday Nut Fever', complete with disco ball and lit-up dance floor... Litwin's jaunty rhyming text has an infectious simplicity. Magoon's Adobe Photoshop illustrations are a riot of bright colors and skittish shapes... Parents may well hope that their children don't pick up Hazel's beat -- but they probably will"—Kirkus Reviews

"From the original writer of Pete the Cat comes a new character who won't let anyone stop her from dancing: Hazel Nut.... Children will love the energetic digital illustrations and participatory aspects of the story. A fun and energetic title that will inspire much dancing as well as repeated check-outs."—School Library Journal

Praise for Bedtime at the Nut House

​"[A] perfect storytime read... children will ask for it again and again." - School Library Journal

"Magoon's (Spoon) digital illustrations create a boisterous world for the Nut family to inhabit (their home features a ball pit and an observatory.... Pete the Cat author Litwin leans heavily on nut-related puns (while Wally and Hazel pretend to be astronauts, an off-stage voice announces, "Houston, we have a praline!" as Hazel plants a flag for the "Unutted States")... as it makes its way to a reassuring bedtime conclusion." - Publishers Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316322508
ISBN-10: 0316322504
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: The Nuts