Author: Maya Ajmera, Elise Hofer Derstine, and Cynthia Pon
Rating: 5/5 Stars
Summary: A collection of photographs showing children enjoying music in 35 countries around the world. Some play instruments, others clap and dance, sing along and listen and share the music.
Review: This book from the Global Fund for Children celebrates music from around the world through color photos and simple detailed captions. The topics include ways to use your body to make music; clap your hands and stomp your feet; blow and whistle; strum and pluck. The photos were taken at home and in school. The music covers 6 continents and a variety of locales from a U.S community center to a West Bank Camp for Palestinian refugees.
A 2-page map of the world identifies the countries and there are added materials which include several pages of ideas on how to enjoy music; there is also a glossary of terms from the text.