Classical Spring at The Secret Mountain

Celebrate Spring with some classical music featured in the musical picture books Listen to the Birds and Amazing Water, both Parents’ Choice Gold Award winners.

Throughout history birds have caught the imagination of composers and inspired their creativity. This selection of works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and others in the musical picture book Listen to the Birds introduces children to classical music through the discovery of the melodious similarities between notes produced by instruments and the birds’ songs. 

Intriguing facts on both birds and music abound, certain to delight young trivia collectors. THE NEW YORK TIMES

Amazing Water introduces children to works of Vivaldi, Beethoven, Debussy, and others are introduced to children by demonstrating how water—from the sea, rivers, fountains, rainfall and so forth—has inspired the composers. An original and exciting way for younger listeners to discover awe-inspiring classical music, this book pairs three centuries of music history with stunning and evocative illustrations. 

This lavishly illustrated, little hard covered gem is truly a goldmine of information on the pieces and the composers. CM: CANADIAN REVIEW OF MATERIALS