88 Instruments by Chris Barton88 Instruments by Chris Barton

88 Instruments

byChris BartonIllustratorLouis Thomas

Picture Books | August 16, 2016

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"The rhythmic, onomatopoeic text dances across exuberant watercolors with lots of movement. This celebration of a child’s agency in choosing a means of artistic expression strikes just the right note." --Kirkus 

"A delightful offering for reading aloud, especially during music-themed storytimes."
--School Library Journal

From New York Times bestselling author Chris Barton and new illustrator Louis Thomas comes a fun, rhythmic picture book about finding the music that is perfect for you!

A boy who loves to make noise gets to pick only one instrument (at his parents urging) in a music store, but there is too much to choose from! There’s triangles and sousaphones! There’s guitars and harpsichords! Bagpipes and cellos and trombones! How can he find the one that is just right for him out of all those options?
Chris Barton doesn’t have a favorite instrument, but his favorite piece is Rhapsody in Blue because it has everything there is to love about music. Chris is the author of the New York Times bestselling Shark vs. Train, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld and The Day-Glo Brothers, illustrated by Tony Persiani. He lives in Austin, Texas with ...
Title:88 InstrumentsFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9.38 × 9.38 × 0.35 inPublished:August 16, 2016Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553538144

ISBN - 13:9780553538144


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Musical fun! There's not much of a story here, but at the same time this is a fun way to introduce kids to some musical instruments and hint at the type of sound they make.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 88 How could you even learn the name of all those instruments? With this curious little boy in the book. I love my daughter notice the name of the instruments at the orchestra when we go to the concerts or ballet. I have this book and reached my goal to teach her....LOVE IT!
Date published: 2017-02-04