The Piano


Story and illustrations Joaquin Camp

Available on May 1, 2024

Children discover that a piano can give life to their feelings. Music can give life to anything and everything. And that’s exactly what happens when a boy and girl play their brand new piano for the first time. As they take turns tapping keys, the children discover that even the simplest melody can stir up a symphony of sensations. This playful tale invites children to explore how music makes them feel. Hear how sounds attune to emotions. See how music colours the imagination. From synesthesia to onomatopoeia, these musical sketches show that learning big words and even bigger ideas can be as simple as PLINK, PLANK, PLONK. 

Pub Date: 2024
Ages: 5 to 9
Keywords: Musical instruments / Emotions / Creativity / Family

Joaquín Camp studied illustration and graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires. As an illustrator, he has worked for several publishing houses throughout the world including Camelozampa (Italy), A Buen Paso (Spain), Fondo Cultura Económica (Mexico), Caterpillar Books (UK) and Greenbee (Korea). He was selected for Bologna Book Fair illustrators’ exhibition in 2020 and, the same year, also won the International Illustrated Picture Book Contest, organized by the Library of Gran Canaria. He currently lives in Madrid.


Musical Picture Book

Hardcover illustrated picture book (9.5” x 9.5”, 44 pages) with QR code to access video (4 minutes).

ISBN 978‐2‐89836-054-1
$19.95 CAD / $18.95 USD / £11.99


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