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Sandra Boynton: "Frog Trouble"

Beloved children's author and illustrator Sandra Boynton is making a splash in another area: songwriting for kids. She's got a Grammy nomination under her belt for an earlier album, and has gone country with her latest, "Frog Trouble." A roster of big-name stars lend their talents, including Alison Krauss, Dwight Yoakam, Fountains of Wayne and Ben Folds. We speak to Boynton about songs that appeal to young and old alike.

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