The Story Orchestra’s Carnival of Animals reimagines this well-loved magical world – with a fabulous musical twist! As you and your little one read through each enchanting scene, you will press the buttons to hear the vivid sound of an orchestra playing from Camille Saint-Saëns’ score.
At the back of the book, find a short biography of the composer, Camille Saint-Saëns, with details about his composition of Carnival of the Animals.
The musical excerpts are available again at the end of the book and, for each of them, read a discussion of the instruments, rhythms, and musical techniques that make them so powerful.
Includes a glossary that defines musical terms
Please note: Pull the white tab out of the back of the book before use. Sound buttons require a firm push in exact location to work, which may be hard for young children. All sound clips are 10 seconds long.