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From gentle woodwind to crashing drums, this book is a perfect introduction to the world of classical music for young children. Join the animal orchestra as they rehearse for their concert. From hamster on the triangle to Hippo on the tuba, listen to all the animals’ instruments by pressing the sound buttons, before hearing the entire orchestra playing together at the end. With whimsical illustrations and specially written music, this book is a total delight for young music lovers. A wonderful gift to inspire an early love of music. Music written and produced by Anthony Marks.

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Book information

Age
3+
Key Stage
KS1 MU
BIC CBMC
A2J79
Hardback with sound panel
ISBN: 9781409551638
Extent: 10 pages
Dimensions: 270 x 230mm
Author/Editor
Sam Taplin
Illustrator
Gareth and Katherine Lucas
Music by
Anthony Marks

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“A delightful present”
My small grandson is only one and a half but he loves this book - and so do I. It has board pages and can stand up to one-year old handling. The music buttons produce sound that any adult can tolerate and even grow to love - none of that noisy plastic squawking that so often accompanies children's toys. This is my top tip as a Christmas present for a child from one to six or seven.

Press reviews

“Provides a great introduction to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra. Featuring delightful tunes which were written and produced by Anthony Marks, this book will surely inspire tiny musicians everywhere”
“A super introduction to the orchestra.”
“an absolute gem”
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