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The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin

Story by Thornton Cline, Illustrations by Susan Oliver
Young Austin begs his parents to play violin. But Austin doesn’t make time to practice until one night he is visited by the violin fairy who warns him that if he doesn’t practice his violin, it will shrink. Austin’s classmates are amazed at what happens next! Austin discovers that if he wants to sound good, he must practice. This heartwarming story teaches the benefits of hard work and attaining one’s goals. Austin’s dream of becoming a big violin star is starting to come true. The book’s whimsical illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Susan Oliver add to the charm and merriment of the story. The book includes a CD of 10 easy original songs for violin or voice (with lyrics sung by a children’s choir) and narrations of the story. (Recommended for ages 4-8)
00142509Book/CD Pack $19.99
 
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The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin - Spanish Edition

(El Inereible Sorprendente Violin Que Se Eneogia)
Story by Thornton Cline, Illustrations by Susan Oliver
Young Austin begs his parents to play violin. But Austin doesn’t make time to practice until one night he is visited by the violin fairy who warns him that if he doesn’t practice his violin, it will shrink. Austin’s classmates are amazed at what happens next! Austin discovers that if he wants to sound good, he must practice. This heartwarming story teaches the benefits of hard work and attaining one’s goals. Austin’s dream of becoming a big violin star is starting to come true. The book’s whimsical illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Susan Oliver add to the charm and merriment of the story. The book includes a CD of 10 easy original songs for violin or voice (with lyrics sung by a children’s choir) and narrations of the story. (Recommended for ages 4-8)
00224740 $19.99
 
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The Amazing, Incredible, Shrinking Guitar

by Thornton Cline, Illustrations by Susan Oliver
Young Carla’s mom discovers grandpa’s beautiful old guitar tucked away in a closet while cleaning. Carla falls in love with it and wants to play, but her mom and dad tell her the guitar is way too big for her – she’ll need to grow before she can play. Carla struggles to play the guitar anyway. Her hand, arms and fingers hurt from stretching. Her friend tries to help her. Still the guitar is too big until one night she is visited by the guitar wizard who changes everything. Carla is amazed at what happens next. She learns the power of persistence and determination – to never give up. The book includes ten original easy singable songs with whimsical illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Susan Oliver. (Recommended for ages 4-8).
00159517 $9.99
 
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The Amazing, Magical, Musical Plants

by Thornton Cline and Crystal Bowman, Illustrations by Susan Oliver
Mr. Jones is having trouble motivating his fifth grade band students to practice. When he discovers a packet of magical musical plant seeds in an old trombone case, he gets an idea. Mr. Jones plants the seeds in pots of soil and gives one to each of his students to take home. He tells the students how to care for the seeds and to play their instruments every day to make the plants grow. Some of his students laugh at his crazy idea, but some of his students take him seriously. The students soon discover what happens when they practice and when they don’t. The whimsical illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Susan Oliver add to the charm of this delightful story. The book includes a CD of 10 easy original songs with recorded examples of each band instrument. (Recommended for ages 4-8).
00155787 $19.99
 
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