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Music is for Everyone

by Jill Barber, illustrated by Sydney Smith

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published: May 2014
ISBN:9781771081504
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
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Music is for Everyone is sure to get you excited about making music! Singer-songwriter Jill Barber takes her young readers through many different kinds of music—hip hop, jazz, classical, folk—and instruments in an energetic, rhyming tour. Sydney Smith’s gleeful illustrations capture all the joy that comes from making music—in all its forms!

About the Authors
Jill Barber is an acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter, Juno nominee, and multiple East Coast Music Award winner. An Ontario native and graduate of Queen’s University, Jill spent six years in Halifax developing her music career before following her heart across the country to Vancouver, where she now lives with her husband. Baby’s Lullaby first appeared on a CD compilation for Read To Me, a program that promotes early literacy in Nova Scotia. This is Jill’s first children’s publication. HildaRose lives and works in Prospect Bay, Nova Scotia. Trained as a graphic designer, she worked in museums for many years but now works in her home studio on various graphic design and illustration projects, as well as studying towards a MEd. She has illustrated several children’s books, including the baby board book Kisses, Kisses Baby-O!
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Sydney Smith was born in rural Nova Scotia and has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating from NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children’s books, including the highly acclaimed wordless picture book Sidewalk Flowers, conceived by Jon Arno Lawson, which won a Governor General’s Award, among many other honours, and was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book. He is also the illustrator of Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz, for which he was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal, and which won the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Prize. Small in the City is the first picture book that Sydney has written as well as illustrated. He lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
4 to 8
Grade:
p to 3
Reading age:
4 to 8
Awards
  • Winner, Atlantic Book Awards, Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration
  • Winner, Moonbeam Award (Picture Book 4-8)

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