Books About Music + CDs

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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. n n Ages 3 to 7 years
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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.nAges 3 to 6 years
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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...
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A great way to introduce children to classical music. America s first Children's Poet Laureate has written all-new verses to accompany the composer Camille Saint-Saens s "The Carnival of the Animals, " and the illustrator of the Harry Potter books has turned these rollicking rhymes into a picture-book fun fest. Included is a CD of the music and of Jack Prelutsky reading the verses. A note to parents and teachers by Judith Bachleitner, head of the music department at the prestigious Rudolf St...
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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...
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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.
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Hard Cover Camille Saint-Saëns was a brilliant French composer from the nineteenth century. In SAINT-SAËNS'S DANSE MACABRE, readers are transported to France in 1872 when Saint-Saëns visited the catacombs beneath the streets of Paris, known best as the final resting place of victims of the French Revolution. It was in this underground graveyard that Camille found the inspiration to compose Danse macabre, his spooky, mischievous masterpiece.nEarly performances of what would become Saint Saëns’...
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Chug along with a 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. n Ages 3 to 7 years
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Boardbook with CD Boogie along with Duck Ellington as he plays the piano: The black and white keys, he played them with ease,
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Hardcover book with bright and cheerful illustrations tell the story of Duke Ellington's remake of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Suite' and the enclosed CD has nine tracks with his full jazz version.
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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.
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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.nEnhanced CD edition includes an animated video and audio singalong sung by Fred Penner. nAges 3 to 7 years
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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!
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A fun story about musical insects celebrating language and the inventive spirit of jazz. Hardcover book includes narration set to a jazz quartet on audio CD.
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In this awaited sequel to The Jazz Fly, Matthew introduces Spanish words and Latin jazz. In fact, he introduces forty zippy Spanish phrases to thoroughly entertain children of all backgrounds. The first Spanish word is “pachanga” which is like a fiesta only with more music, more energy, and more dancing till all hours! Matthew’s MUST-HEAR CD features the same instrumentation as the first Jazz Fly, with the addition of master Latin percussionist John Santos. Follow the Jazz Bugs deep into the ...
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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.
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Throughout history birds have caught the imagination of composers and inspired their creativity, and this selection of works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and others introduces children to classical music through the discovery of the melodious similarities between notes produced by instruments such as the flute, the organ, and the harpsichord and the birds’ songs. In addition to lovely illustrations, the book features a glossary of musical terms, a short biography of each composer, and a b...
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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...
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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.
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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
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There is NO better way to introduce children to classical music than with Prokofiev’s musical fairy tale of the little boy (played by all the strings of the orchestra) who, with the help of a bird (played by the flute), outsmarted the big, bad wolf (played by the French horns). And now with this book and CD package, children can look and listen all at the same time. A new retelling by Janet Schulman follows the basic story, but with a kinder ending for both the big bad wolf and the argumentat...
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Softcover When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor's spirit alive. Readers of all ages will enjoy the inspirational story behind the composition of Pictures at an Exhibition. Bright, colorful illustrations incorporate elements of Russian folk art and traditional symbols. View pages from artist JoAnn Kitchel's notebook for explanations of the symbols and see her ...
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Traverse the high seas with a lively band of buccaneers as they enjoy a melodic adventure aboard their galleon. Includes fun information about historical pirates, pirates around the world, and even a helpful chart naming the parts of a ship. 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.
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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...
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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...
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Take a journey across the galaxies and learn about planets, stars and all the heavenly bodies that fill our skies in this animated singalong.
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Sing and dance along with a young boy who introduces different members of his family along with a new farmyard animal and animal baby on every page of this rollicking early learner, inspired by a Chilean folk tale. The toe-tapping story offers a playful way to practice counting skills. Book with CD editions include song sung by Bob King.nAges 3 to 7 years
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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
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Hard Cover Gustav and his family leave their noise-shattered home and travel the world in search of the lost music
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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
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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
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