Check it out from the library. I Know A Shy Fellow Who Swallowed A Cello by Barbara S. Garriel This shy fellow, a wallflower, swallows a cello, followed by many more musical instruments, until at last he burps, belches, and bellows. Imagine how the instruments make music this way. Using her love of words andContinue reading “Suggested summer reading!”
Check it out from the library or read it in our studio. The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett & Gary Rubinstine Beatrice Bottomwell has NEVER (not once!) made a mistake… Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she neverContinue reading “Suggested summer reading!”
Check it out from the library. What in the World is a vioin? By Elisabeth Salzmann Introduces the violin, identifies the different parts and types, and shows how it is played.
Check it out from the library. When a slightly befuddled but surprisingly endearing snake wanders into the wrong pit―the orchestra pit―peculiar things start to happen. A well-meaning snake interacts with the orchestral instruments, scares the musicians and conductor, and causes general chaos in this sweet and funny book by Johanna Wright, author of Bandits andContinue reading “Suggested summer reading!”
Check it out from the library. In this beautifully written picture book, Hana Hashimoto has signed up to play her violin at her school’s talent show. The trouble is, she’s only a beginner, and she’s had only three lessons. Her brothers insist she isn’t good enough. “It’s a talent show, Hana,” they tell her. “You’llContinue reading “Suggested summer reading!”
Suggested Summer Reading! Check it out from the library. The Story of The Orchestra by Robert Levine Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra. Illustrated inContinue reading “Suggested Summer Reading!”