Musical Adventures of John and Mary

9 November 2016
Posted by Victor Shevtsov

Musical adventures of John and Mary are a series of musical fairy tales that gently acquaint children with simple musical concepts in an accessible and entertaining way.

There are two books in these series:

  • In the Realm of Rhythm – with which young readers learn about rhythm in a fun and engaging way, and;
  • In the Land of Note-Gnomes – with which children learn how to read and write musical notation.

With attractive illustrations and funny characters that accompany John and Mary on their engaging journey through the Music Wonderland, the books of this series will awaken and develop children’s interest in music.

Meet some of kid’s favorite characters in these books:

Master Pianoforte – the teacher and a great magician; Seven Note-Gnomes; the Beat – Counter toucan Tick-Tock;

the Secretary bird Ms. Scribble.

The books are suitable for children from 6 to 11 years of age, and would be a good complement to every child’s musical education.

The author, Victor Shevtsov is a professional piano instructor with a doctorate in Music Education and considerable success with helping students achieve high levels of musical accomplishment, as well as a self-published author of musical education texts.

Illustrations are by Maria Damgaard, a successful artist with a diploma from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

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