88 Instruments

88 Instruments

Book - 2016 | First edition.
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"The rhythmic, onomatopoeic text dances across exuberant watercolors with lots of movement. This celebration of a child's agency in choosing a means of artistic expression strikes just the right note." -- Kirkus

"A delightful offering for reading aloud, especially during music-themed storytimes."
-- School Library Journal

From New York Times bestselling author Chris Barton and new illustrator Louis Thomas comes a fun, rhythmic picture book about finding the music that is perfect for you!

A boy who loves to make noise gets to pick only one instrument (at his parents urging) in a music store, but there is too much to choose from! There's triangles and sousaphones! There's guitars and harpsichords! Bagpipes and cellos and trombones! How can he find the one that is just right for him out of all those options?

From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780553538151
Branch Call Number: JP Barto
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Thomas, Louis - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Eighty-eight instruments


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ArapahoeLauren Nov 28, 2017

A young boy goes into a music store with his parents to choose an instrument... but how will he choose only one? This fun picture book uses fun vocabulary to describe the way different instruments sound. The boy tries many instruments... and then one sounds and feels right. This is a great book for those looking to talk about different types of instruments, how they work, and the worries children go through. It's a great book to encourage trying new things!

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