Songs for Well Behaved Children
“Some of his lyrics are zany and some are plaintive, echoing a kid’s feeling that the world is closing in on him…the key to Polisar’s rapport with kids is that he treats them as equals.”
– The Ledger Star, Norfolk, Virginia
“His songs are about the experience and interests of children.”
– The Weekly Reader
Released in 1979, the title fooled a lot of people who thought they were buying a nice pleasant album of songs. One listener wrote, “This is demonic anarchy and I’ve added you to the top of my prayer list.” But the songs were funny if you listened to the words and all done with a playful spirit; most people laughed along.