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Listen to the drum with this fun book trailer

Buy The Drum This is the drum, this is the beat! Music fans everywhere, rejoice in this fun book trailer for The Drum. Raise your spirits with a fun drum-beat, which creates the setting for Ken Wilson-Max, author of The Drum, to read a couple of lines from his book. With bright and vivid illustrations, this trailer is sure to make your heart soar, as you see children of all races, cultures, and backgrounds enjoying the beat of the drum.…

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It’s time to embrace the rhythm of The Drum – Read it Daddy

Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of  The Drum by Read it Daddy:  Find your feet, feel the beat. It’s time to embrace the rhythm of “The Drum” by Ken Wilson-Max and Catell Ronca… Music and story are linked closely, so it makes sense that children can identify a rhythmic pulse to a book that’s all about moving your body and participation. “The Drum” thrums along with beautifully coloured illustrations to underpin the pulse-pounding beats…

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Once those drums came out…

Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of The Drum by Jill Bennett: One of the highlights of the school year in three of the primary schools I taught in before moving out of London was the annual visit of multicultural music workshop providers, Earthsong. Storm and fellow musicians would come with their van filled with exciting musical instruments from different parts of the world – in particular, an amazing collection of drums – and give first…

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A celebration of coming together, orchestrated by the beat of a drum

An article by fab author Pippa Goodhart Buy The Drum Read a wonderful review of The Drum by Pippa Goodhart on An Awfully Big Blog Adventure: From the moment of our conception, we grow to a rhythm of a beating hearts; our mother’s and, soon, our own heart too.  That instinct for the pattern of a beat instilled in us then never leaves us, especially if it is nurtured through music.  Watch any group of people when music…

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Catell Ronca with The Drum

I wanted the colours to communicate life – Catell Ronca

An interview with illustrator Catell Ronca Buy The Drum Catell Ronca is the illustrator of The Drum, which is the first book in our new Children.Music.Life. series. She lives and works in Switzerland and we interviewed her about The Drum and music in general. Read it below: What three words would you use to describe The Drum? Life, joy, self-expression. Did you play any musical instruments growing up? Yes, the piano, the guitar, the recorder,…

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