December 15th, 2010 – St. Louis, MO - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Children’s Picture Book Teaches Parts of the Violin
If your child is learning to play the violin, why not teach him the parts of this instrument while engaging him in a fun, sweet, heart-warming story set during the time of Antonio Stradivari?
Mayra Calvani’s latest children’s book, Frederico, the Mouse Violinist, just released by Guardian Angel Publishing, teaches the parts of the violin to beginner players and entertains them with a fun, educational story about a little mouse who lives in Antonio Stradivari’s workshop. Activities at the end of the book included.
About the book:
Frederico is a little mouse with a big dream: he wants to become a violinist. Each day he watches as Stradivari makes his famous violins. Each night, he sneaks into the workshop to play. But the violins are too big! Then, unbeknown to Frederico, Stradivari sees him playing and begins carving a tiny device. Could it be a famous Strad especially for Frederico?
About the author:
Mayra Calvani is an award-winning author for children and adults. Her love for the violin has inspired her to pen multiple violin stories for children, among them The Magic Violin and the forthcoming, The Doll Violinist.
Frederico, the Mouse Violinist
By Mayra Calvani
Illustrated by K.C. Snider
Guardian Angel Publishing
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-61633-113-9; 1616331135
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-61633-114-6; 1616331143
eBook ISBN: 978-1-61633-125-2; 1616331259
24 pages, ages 3-8
Full media kit, review copies, and author interviews available upon request.
Causes Mayra Calvani Supports
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue & Sanctuary