Title: A Musical Road Trip
Author: Shyama Panikkar
Illustrated by: Lotta Farber
Age group: 2 – 8 years
It is no secret that there are numerous benefits of introducing music during the early years of childhood. I still remember how my grandmother and mousi used to sing lullabies to make me, my brother and all my cousins sleep during our childhood days. May be it is from then, I had an attachment to music.
When Avi was in my tummy, I used to sing to him most of the days and during his baby days, he used to listen attentively and enjoy watching me sing to him. Today hearing him gives me such happiness.
The book, A Musical Road Trip by Shyama Panikkar is truly a beautiful road trip filled with fun and music. The best way to introduce little ones to the world of music for it introduces the Swaras or the 7 notes.
Shyama has tries to narrate the origin and meaning of the seven notes in a simple way that keeps the little ones engaged. The illustrations are bright and colourful. Join Tara as she unravels the bond between music and animals and birds.
Her book is definitely a must have which is perfect to introduce classical music to the little ones.
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