Celebrate this holiday season with the majestic melodies of Handel, Roussel, and Josquin des Prez! Our Introduction to Classical Music series by Ana Gerhard includes award-winning titles Amazing Water, Listen to the Birds, Simply Fantastic, and our most recent book, Little Creatures.More
Praise & Awards for Songs in the Shade
Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees was just selected for the Kirkus Best Books of 2019 list and also won a NAPPA Award.More
Pedro Alcalde & the wilderness orchestra
Pedro Alcalde, author of Animal Musicians, is a renowned composer and conductor. He has conducted numerous prestigious orchestras throughout the world–in Madrid, Berlin, Rome, Osaka, and St. Petersburg, among others.More
New titles are the talk of the town!
Over the past month, our three new releases have garnered a great deal of praise from several blogs and reviews across the continent that focus on children’s music and literature.More
Great gift ideas for new parents!
Whether it’s for birthdays or holidays, The Secret Mountain’s collection of award-winning musical storybooks will always provide thoughtful, inspiring, and exciting gifts for the newborn.More
Ana Gerhard talks about kids, little creatures, and classical music
Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music is out September 2019More
The Midwest Book Review praises Little Creatures
Ana Gerhard creates another wonderful music storybook. Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music by celebrated children’s author Ana Gerhard hits the shelves September 2019.More
Two new titles get the nod from Kirkus
Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees earns a Kirkus Star.More
Kirkus celebrates Animal Musicians.
Timeless Spanish songs for the whole family
A book-and-music combo that grows on you. The Hummingbird Sings and Dances, published in 2018, continues to garner positive reviews.More
Books with stories and music in English and Mandarin!
10 musical picture books coming out in China.More
The wide wild world of music !
3 new books with audio to be published this fall. Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music, Animal Musicians and Songs in the Shade of the Cashew Coconut Trees.More