In search of the ideal picture book for children interested in music? Look no further. Our gift guide is designed to spark the musical curiosity of budding musicians or provide a thoughtful present for their favourite music teacher. From musical picture books written to introduce children to classical music to sing-along folk songs and lullabies for babies, we've got you covered. Explore our recommendations theme-by-theme and uncover the perfect musical gift for the young readers in your life. 9 Children’s Books Featuring Musical Instruments Perfect for the budding or blooming musician in your life or as a gift for their favourite music teacher. Discover instruments like the pipa in The Four Seasons of the Pipa or the erhu in Summer Moonlight Concert. Learn about traditional African instruments such as the tube zither, the kayamb, the bobre, and the segakordeon in Songs on the Vanilla Trail. Or, meet the maestros behind classical instruments like the piano and violin in the series Little Stories of Great Composers. See more. 15 Musical Picture Books for Children Who Love Animals Discover how creepy crawlers and feathered friends inspire classical composers in Little Creatures, An Introduction to Classical Music. Or sing along to classic tunes about animals like “Pop Goes the Weasel” and “Little Bingo” in Sing Out! Six Classic Folk Songs for Tomorrow. Follow furry friends on their adventures in A Picnic in the Sun and A Feast Beneath the Moon, or learn how nature’s best musicians create symphonies of their own in Animal Musicians. See more. 8 Children’s Picture Books Featuring the Piano Inspire young children to play the piano and appreciate its many sounds with My Music Box, a musical picture book filled with mini masterpieces for two- and four-hand piano by Bizet, Debussy, Liadov, Moussorgsky, Ravel, Tchaikovsky, and others. Or spark imaginations with Simply Fantastic, an introduction to classical music featuring the piano alongside fairytales, wizards, and other magical creatures found in classical music. See more. 8 Picture Books that Encourage Kids to Explore the World Travel the world with song. These collections from our Songs From Around the World Series transport children to different regions with lullabies and nursery rhymes. Explore West Africa and the Caribbean with Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees, or Brazil and Portugal with Songs From a Journey With A Parrot. Each collection features songs performed by world-renowned musicians available on all major streaming platforms (via QR code). See more. 9 Singalong Books that Children and Parents Will Love Everyone in the family will be singing along to these musical picture books. From timeless folk classics like “This Old Man” and “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain” to rockin’ and poppin’ tunes about adventure and emotions, all of the singalong picture books on this list have one thing in common: They make reading and learning fun. See more. 14 Musical Picture Books by Canadian Writers and Illustrators Celebrate the work of Canadian writers, illustrators, songwriters and musicians. Learn Cree with Tomson Highway’s laugh-out-loud riot of a tale, Grand Chief Salamoo Cook Is Coming to Town! Read about a second-generation immigrant family that dreams of visiting their relatives in China. Or discover an imaginative story by an acclaimed Quebecois author about a little blue dog who unravels one evening. See more. 12 Picture Books to Introduce Children to Classical Music Bring the stories and people behind classical music to life with Little Stories of Great Composers and collections centered around a theme, like Sleep Softly, Classical Lullabies by Brahms, Schubert, Satie, Debussy…. Created to engage and inspire young readers, these musical picture books make the perfect gift for mini maestros, up-and-coming composers, music teachers, or anyone who enjoys the genre. See more. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to stay informed about our new releases, and events and for a chance to win our subscriber giveaway. To order books for your library or bookstore, please contact Independent Publishers Group (United States), Hornblower Books/University of Toronto Press (Canada), and MMS/BookSource (United Kingdom). For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.