Children - Arts & Recreation Books - Music

H Is for Harlem By Dinah Johnson, April Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dinah Johnson, April Harrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316322379
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - July 19th, 2022

This richly informative and gorgeously illustrated book celebrates Harlem’s vibrant traditions, past and present.

A is for Apollo Theatre
L is for Liberation Bookstore
U is for Uptown 


Discover the Harlem icons that have defined generations of American culture.


Elvis Presley (Little People, BIG DREAMS #80) By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Ana Albero (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711270879
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - July 12th, 2022

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Elvis, the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

Elvis was born into poverty in North Mississippi, a place where opportunities were a rare thing to see. Still, he felt that someday, somehow, something amazing would happen.


Our Little Mushroom: A Story of Franz Schubert and His Friends By Emily Arnold McCully, Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534488786
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - August 16th, 2022

Caldecott Medal winner Emily Arnold McCully delivers a charming picture book following the life of prolific composer and musician Franz Schubert through the eyes of the friends who helped him find success.

Franz Schubert was only eleven when he auditioned for the Emperor’s Choir School in Vienna, a place where everyone loved music.


This Is Music: Drums By Rekha S. Rajan, Tania Yakunova (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rekha S. Rajan, Tania Yakunova (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593387009
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - August 9th, 2022

Make music with this hands-on introduction to the four instrument families: drums, horns, strings, and voice in this new board book series by a world-renown music educator.


This Is Music: Horns By Rekha S. Rajan, Tania Yakunova (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rekha S. Rajan, Tania Yakunova (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593387023
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - August 30th, 2022

Make music with this hands-on introduction to the four instrument families: drums, horns, strings, and voice in this new board book series by a world-renown music educator.


M Is for Music By Greg Paprocki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Greg Paprocki (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781423661290
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Published: Babylit - August 16th, 2022

A charming introduction to musical instruments from around the world

F for flugelhorn, M for maraca, and T for tambourine: Illustrator Greg Paprocki's engaging retro illustrations present the world of music, from the piccolo to the nose flute, from the veena to the ukulele. Each page contains rich cultural elements from the instrument's region of origin.


I am Dolly Parton (Ordinary People Change the World) By Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593405925
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - June 7th, 2022

An instant New York Times Best Seller!

The legendary country musician, reading advocate, and philanthropist Dolly Parton is the 28th in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8. (Cover may vary)


Who Was Johnny Cash? (Who Was?) By Jim Gigliotti, Who HQ, Gregory Copeland (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780399544163
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 7th, 2022

Was Johnny Cash always the rebellious "Man in Black" that we remember him as today? Find out in this biography from the #1 New York Times bestselling series that takes us from Cash's childhood on an Arkansas cotton farm to his first days in rockabilly through his most famous years as a country music legend and icon of American songwriting.


Before Music: Where Instruments Come From By Annette Bay Pimentel, Madison Safer (Illustrator) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419745553
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

From award-winning author Annette Bay Pimentel comes an oversize nonfiction picture book exploring how music and musical instruments are made—across time and around the world

Music doesn’t come out of nothing.
It always starts somewhere . . . 
with something . .


The ABCs of Women in Music By Anneli Loepp Thiessen, Haeon Grace Kang (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781622776283
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Published: GIA Publications - May 1st, 2022

This vibrantly illustrated children's picture book highlights the contributions of women to music, representing a diversity of ages, races, time periods, abilities, and geographic regions.

Meet Clara the composer, Ella the jazz singer, Selena the pop star, and Xian the conductor! Women in music are brilliant, creative, brave, and resilient.


Dazzlin' Dolly: The Songwriting, Hit-Singing, Guitar-Picking Dolly Parton By Suzanne Slade, Edwin Fotheringham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Edwin Fotheringham (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781635928419
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Published: Calkins Creek - September 20th, 2022

This inspirational and dazzlin’ story of Dolly Parton—noted singer, songwriter, and humanitarian—follows her rise to fame, from her beginnings in East Tennessee to performing to thousands at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.


Let's Play an Instrument: A Music Book for Kids By Rachelle Burk, Junissa Bianda (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachelle Burk, Junissa Bianda (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781638787365
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Published: Rockridge Press - May 17th, 2022

Rock out with this introduction to instruments--for kids 3 to 5

Get little ones excited about the power of music with a sweet story that explores different woodwind, string, brass, and percussion instruments. It's sure to get your child's head bopping and toes tapping.

What sets this apart from other music books for children: