Music is for Everyone by Jill Barber and Sydney Smith
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!
Jill Barber is an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter. Over the course of a ten-year career as a professional musician, she has released four albums of original music, an album of classic French covers, and a baby board book, Baby's Lullaby , based on a lullaby she wrote for Nova Scotia's Read to Me literacy program. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and son.), who counts Gianni Rodari as one of her "spiritual fathers."
Sydney Smith has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children's books, including Mabel Murple, Toes in my Nose, and There Were Monkeys in my Kitchen. In 2015, he was awarded the Governor General's Award among various other accolades. Originally from Nova Scotia, he now lives in Toronto with his wife and son.
Age Range: 4 - 8 years