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Buy a Musical Instrument Day

Celebrate Buy a Musical Instrument Day with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

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Before John Was a Jazz Giant

A Song of John Coltrane

Young John Coltrane was all ears. And there was a lot to hear growing up in the South in the 1930s: preachers praying, music on the radio, the bustling of the...

By Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls

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Carnival of the Animals

Classical Music for Kids

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....

"...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..... 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 ..."

By Camille Saint-Saens, Barrie C. Turner and Sue Williams

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