Music Themed Books to Read to Your Child for Grades PreK-3

Posted on December 17, 2020

by April S

Music is celebrated all over the world, for good reason. After all, it has the power to feed the soul, nourish the spirit, bridge divides, and bring people together like nothing else.

In this blog post, you’ll find a variety of music-themed stories with a wide range of appeal for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and elementary age children. Read them, share them and enjoy!

Babies / Toddlers

Cover of Barnyard Boogie!

Barnyard Boogie!
By Tim McCanna

An enjoyable story about a troop of barnyard animals who play an array of instruments.

Cover of Music!

Music!
By Carol Thompson

The story of a small child who finds musical inspiration.

Cover of Bim Bam Boom

Bim Bam Boom
By Frederic Stehr

Follow a group of energetic animals as they experiment with making music with the help of household kitchen objects.

Cover of Bears in a Band  Cover of Bears in a Band

Bears in a Band

Cover of A Band of Babies Cover of A Band of Babies

A Band of Babies

Cover of Kat Keeps the Beat Cover of Kat Keeps the Beat

Kat Keeps the Beat

Preschool / Kindergarten

Cover of Plinka Plinka Shake Shake

Plinka Plinka Shake Shake
By Emma Garcia

An exploration of musical instruments and the fun sounds they make.

Cover of Play This Book

Play This Book
By Jessica E. Young

Little readers will enjoy this interactive picture book exploring the sounds musical instruments make, prompting children to tap and turn the book to emulate playing musical instruments.

Cover of Music Class Today!

Music Class Today!
By David Weinstone

Energetic youngsters are inspired to get up and move when their teacher strums the guitar and sings, except for one shy toddler who must work up the courage before joining in.

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Squeak! Rumble! Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!: A Sonic Adventure

OverDrive eBook
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The ABC Animal Orchestra

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