Mole Music (Reading Rainbow Books)

by David M McPhail (Author) David M McPhail (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
When he first hears someone playing a violin, Mole realizes that he longs to make beautiful music, too. Through practice, Mole learns to play. And even though he plays along, in the privacy of his underground home, his music has an effect on others that is more magical than Mole will ever know. Full-color illustrations.
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Publishers Weekly

In a starred review, PW said, "McPhail's delicate watercolor-and-ink paintings work seamlessly in tandem with the words to deliver a truly resonant message: that music can change the world." Ages 4-8. (Oct.) Copyright 2001 Publishers Weekly Used with permission.

Review quotes

"The beloved Mole will easily win the affections of readers and inspire young hopes for a better world." —"Kirkus Reviews," pointer
"McPhail's delicate watercolor-and-ink paintings work seamlessly in tandem with the words to deliver a truly resonant message: that music can change the world." —"Publishers Weekly," starred review
David M McPhail
David McPhail published his first children's book, The Bear's Toothache, in 1972. Since then, he has written and/or illustrated more than one hundred books, including Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box. He lives in New Hampshire.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780805067668
Lexile Measure
540
Guided Reading Level
-
Publisher
Square Fish
Publication date
October 01, 2001
Series
-
BISAC categories
JUV031040 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | Music
JUV002160 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Mammals
Library of Congress categories
Music
Violin
Moles (Animals)
Golden Sower Award
Nominee 2002 - 2002

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