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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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Shake your body and dance!

Happy International Dance Day! Buy The Drum Dancing is one of the most natural, human, things in the world. It’s something that we do when we’re very young, bopping along to nursery rhymes, and when we’re older: dancing in the first dance of a wedding for example. But, something that is often overlooked is that dancing has some amazing benefits for children, which is why this Sunday 29th April, International Dance Day, we want to celebrate…

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The music series is designed to get children moving and thinking – Ken Wilson-Max

An interview with Ken Wilson-Max  Buy The Drum Ken Wilson-Max is the author of our latest picture book The Drum the first in our new Children.Music.Life series. Ken was born in Zimbabwe and now lives and works in London. He is the author and illustrator of several award-winning books. Read his interview below:  The Drum is the perfect book to move and dance to. What does music mean to you? Music is so important. It helps…

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Music and storytelling feed off each other

Tiny Owl Music & Storytelling campaign continues Music is one of most emotional and enduring forms of storytelling; early cultures often share their stories through music. With the launch of our brand new series called Children. Music. Life, of which the first book of the series, The Drum, is coming out soon, we have started a campaign to explore the relationship between children, music and stories. You can keep up to date by searching for #TinyOwlDrum and #ChildrenMusicLife.…

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