PETER AND THE WOLF SYMPHONY – Storybook
Follow Peter as he conquers pride and fear to outsmart the wolf in this retelling of Sergei Prokofiev’s unique symphony written just for children. Just as Prokofiev’s 1936 masterpiece teaches children about the sounds of the orchestra’s instruments, this Peter and the Wolf storybook explores musical concepts and instruments. Whimsical illustrations depict Peter and his animal friends as well as a behind-the-scenes look at a symphony orchestra.
Music Series Storybooks
These engaging stories and whimsical illustrations delight children and parents alike, imparting lessons about courage, loyalty and being true to oneself. The “Themes and Values” notes integrated into the pages challenge young readers to think critically and relate the stories to their own lives. Music and theater vocabulary words are highlighted in the text and compiled into a glossary with beautiful photographs to illustrate each term. The experience of live theater leaps from the page, endearing children to the performing arts. Each Music Series Storybook is based on a famed musical piece, in genres including symphony, opera and musical theater.