Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, Moss
Author: Lloyd Moss
Illustrator: Marjorie Priceman
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (1995)
A Caldecott Honor book that is the perfect introduction to musical instruments and a counting book that redefines the genre.
When this book begins, the trombone is playing all by itself. But soon a trumpet makes a duet, a French horn a trio and so on until the entire orchestra is assembled on stage. Written in elegant and rhythmic verse and illustrated with playful and flowing artwork, this unique counting book is the perfect introduction to musical groups. Readers of all ages are sure to shout “Encore!” when they reach the final page of this joyous celebration of classical music.
About Lloyd Moss:
Lloyd Moss, the classical music guru of WQXR, has a long list of TV and film appearances and voice-overs to his credit. He lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
About Marjorie Priceman:
Marjorie Priceman, illustrator of many acclaimed picture books, has won Caldecott Honors for her illustrations in Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin! by Lloyd Moss and Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride, which she also wrote. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.