An invitation to get to know instruments and play music from an early age.
Violin is the first book in a new series of novelty books by Oriol Garcia Molsosa to open children’s little eyes and ears to the world of music.
With this lavishly illustrated book, packed with anecdotes, kids will learn how this it works, how it sounds, its history, how it is built and everything they should know by lifting flaps and playing with all shorts of mechanisms.
A new series aimed at kids who are interested in music and are considering choosing an instrument to take lessons.
Four years old is considered by most music instructors to be the perfect timing at which a child should start playing an instrument. And guess what? This beautiful string instrument is one of the most popular instruments for kids aged 4 and up. And it is perfect for musicians of all ages to learn.
by Oriol Garcia Molsosa. Illustrated by Albert Vila and Miguel Bustos
21 × 29,7 cm | 14 pages | Hardback with mechanisms | Ages 5+
Publication: September 2022
ORIOL GARCIA MOLSOSA plays clarinet in Ensemble Una cosa rara and the Stadler Trio. He combines teaching History of Music with colaborations for the Fundació Obra Social La Caixa, children’s magazines such as Cavall Fort and publishing houses like Casals. Besides, he loves writing short stories. In 2019 was awarded with the Correlletres prize for the story: The Mermaid and the Fisher. He recently published the picture book The Captain Greedy-Guts and Sailor Hawk-eyed
MIGUEL BUSTOS describes himself as a “qualified graphic designer turned illustrator”. In 2013 he published his first comic, El Senyor Romaní (EDT), which deservedly won him a Junceda prize in 2014. Other books followed. He also creates cartoons, which he describes as “really bad”, and which are published under the name ‘Humor se escribe con lápiz’ (Humour is written in pencil).
ALBERT VILA Developed his artistic studies at the “Joso” school and at the “Barcelona Academy of Art”. Since then, he has combined commissions for publishers and TV with art exhibitions and personal projects.