From the oom pah pah of the brass section to the tickle and tease of the keyboard ivories, M is for Melody gives a music lessonin alphabet form. Instruments, composers, terms, and even musical styles are examined from A-Z in easy, read-aloud rhymes and expository, accompanied by colorful and engaging artwork. Based on MENC NationalStandards for ...Read MoreFrom the oom pah pah of the brass section to the tickle and tease of the keyboard ivories, M is for Melody gives a music lessonin alphabet form. Instruments, composers, terms, and even musical styles are examined from A-Z in easy, read-aloud rhymes and expository, accompanied by colorful and engaging artwork. Based on MENC NationalStandards for Music Education, educators will find this a valuable addition to their classroom material. Author of numerous best-selling children's titles, Kathy-jo Warginstudied music composition in college until an accident left her hearingimpaired. Her transition to writing books was a natural step, and ineach story, her goal is to make the words carry a rhythm, just as ifthey were written for a musical piece. Kathy-jo lives with her familyin Petoskey, Michigan. In addition to being an artist, Katherine Larson is also a Diva, withextensive experience and recognition as an opera singer. She trained for overtwo years in Italy and continues to do local performances and often incorporates music and singing in her school presentations. Melody is her third book with Sleeping Bear Press. Katherine lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.Read Less
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