Play hide-and-seek with a dragon, a crocodile, a gorilla and all sorts of weird and wonderful creatures. The rhyming text explores familiar rooms of the house, and encourages imaginative play. Book with CD edition includes song sung by acclaimed children's performer Fred Penner. Ages 3 to 7 years
Discover amazing and fascinating sea creatures in the hole in the bottom of the sea! Based on the traditional cumulative song, each verse introduces a new creature and its place in the food chain, with the shark chasing the eel, who chases the squid, who chases the snail. Enhanced CD includes videso animation and audio singalong.Ages 3 to 6 years
Kitty Alone is the 14th in the series of captivating picture books, each based on a beloved songtale from the great American folk music heritage, and collected by John M. Feierabend. nThis beautifully illustrated version of Kitty Alone was conceived by illustrator Mina Echevarria, who suggested setting the song in the Appalachian Mountains and using a bobcat as the title character. Since they are rarely seen in the daytime, Appalachian locals refer to the bobcat as the “woods ghost.” Here the...
Similar to Abrams best-selling series, Can You Find It?, in this book, young readers are introduced to great music through great works of art. From “The Flight of the Bumblee” to “The Four Seasons” to “Night on Bald Mountain,” beloved music is illustrated by great works of art, and the text and accompanying CD urge young readers to listen for certain instruments. Can you hear the car horns honking, played by clarinets? Can you hear the horses' hooves, played by castanets? When each CD track i...
The animals are having a carnival, and the guests are arriving. There's the majestic lion, the braying mules, the dancing elephant, and the bouncy kangaroos. Even the fossils join in with a fast and rattly dance. Everyone is invited!Nearly 150 years ago, the composer Camille Saint-Saëns was asked by his pupils to write a musical joke for them. He wrote the Carnival of the Animals, a piece people enjoyed so much that it has now become one of Saint-Saëns's most famous works.This accessible comm...
Jump and jive from one to ten with a boisterous band of insects in this playful counting rhyme. The book includes fascinating facts about the insects and their instruments, as well as a simple music score. Enhanced CD edition includes an animated video and audio singalong.
Go on a rhythmic romp through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras to meet the prehistoric creatures every child loves: dinosaurs! With colourful artwork and a funky fresh beat, Dinosaur Rap introduces children to paleontology, the relative sizes of dinosaur species and the abstract concept of time. Hard Covern
Chug along with farmer and his tractor on this multi-season animal adventure! A busy farmer picks up fifteen animals along his route, but when his trailer hits a stone, chaos ensues. This colorful book combines simple counting instruction with humor, repetition and rhythm to encourage learning fun. Book with CD edition includes song sung by acclaimed children’s performer Steve Songs. Ages 3 to 7 years.
Dump Truck Daisy and her construction vehicle crew are on a secret nighttime mission, build a playground before sunrise! Detailed endnotes provide additional information about construction vehicles and inclusive playgrounds.n
Softcover Bumble has no sense of direction. How is he going to learn to fly without bumping into branches? Take the journey with Bumble as he finds his wings. The Music Box Series brings classical music to life through captivating stories.
Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush w CD - Sing along with Fred Penner as you follow four children from different countries, each going through their early morning routine and getting ready for school. See what the pictures tell you about different ways of life in Europe, Africa, India and China.Enhanced CD edition includes an animated video and audio singalong sung by Fred Penner. Ages 3 to 7 years
If You're Happy and You Know It w CD - In this multicultural version of the traditional song, children from cultures all over the world clap their hands, stomp their feet, pat their heads, and much more. The accompanying animated singalong CD continues the interactive fun!
Adapted from the traditional folk song, this version features a parade of children from different cultures, each of them playing a different musical instrument. Includes a dual-purpose audio and video CD to listen to the singalong on a CD player or listen and watch the video animation on a Mac or PC.
This selection of works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and more introduces children to classical music through the discovery of the melodious similarities between notes produced by instruments and the birds’ songs.
Marvin loves to play the piano and compose his own songs. But performing music over and over that's composed by some old guys name Ludwig and Wolfgang just gives him knots in his stomach. When his father tells Marvin he has an audition with the most prestigious music school, how can Marvin overcome his nerves and get swept away by the music? This endearing book is based on the true life story of composer Marvin Hamlisch, who, at the age of six, was the youngest person ever accepted into the J...
Maximus mouse runs inside to get out of the rain and finds himself in the middle of the orchestra's rehearsal. We follow him as he meets the different instruments and explores the wonderous array of their individual sounds. Hard cover with CD.
Susan Reed's catchy adaptation of this traditional English song explores all kinds of creatures who live over in the meadow. With notes on meadows and the furry mice, bumpy toads and other wildlife in the story.nEnhanced CD edition includes an animated video and audio singalong sung by Susan Reed.nAges 3 to 7 years
Soft Cover Reedle-ee Rootle-ee Vroom-pety BANG! Young Farkle McBride is a musical genius: He plays the violin, the flute, the trombone, and the drums with incredible skill. But he's never satisfied: Something is missing. In his first book, actor and musician John Lithgow introduces a memorable character, a fickle yet lovable child prodigy who brings the sounds and rhythms of an orchestra to sprawling visual life. With a double gatefold showing the entire orchestra, this is the ultimate book f...
A children's guidebook to the fantastical characters and creatures found in classical music. The works of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introduced to children through the magical beings from legends and classic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers. An original and interesting way for younger listeners to discover classical music, this book pairs three centuries of music history with stunning and evocative illustration...
Hop in the yellow car and look out for all the other forms of transportation on the way home from Grandpa's. A beautiful, double-page spread at the end features all of the colors and modes of transportation from the story.n Enhanced CD edition includes an animated video and audio singalong sung by Fred Penner.n Ages 3 to 7 years
Come down to the rainforest to meet Tico Tango and his animal friends. Tico Tango wants all of the fruit in the forest, even though it belongs to other animals. Will he learn what's right and wrong? The rhyming text teaches colors and animals, as well as an important lesson about sharing. n Ages 3 to 7 years
What can you make with a line, a circle or square? This inspiring book, based on an original song by children’s singer SteveSongs, shows how simple shapes can be transformed into anything you can imagine from boats to skyscrapers to a circus. The catchy song and animation will soon have you dancing along, making shapes!nBook with enhanced CD includes an animated singalong performed by SteveSongs. Ages 4 to 7 years
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 in exquisite and colorful detail with over 100 original drawings and photographs, this package is a fun and exciting musical journey for children.nThe engaging text is broken into three sections: an introduction to each instrument of the orc...
SNAP! BOMP! BEEDLE-DI-BOP! In this toe-tapping jazz tribute, the traditional "This Old Man" gets a swinging makeover, and some of the era's best musicians take center stage. The tuneful text and vibrant illustrations bop, slide, and shimmy across the page as Satchmo plays one, Bojangles plays two . . . right on down the line to Charles Mingus, who plays nine, plucking strings that sound "divine."