Whether reading to a child or putting a book in a young reader's hands, the value of children's literature is immeasurable. Not only does reading encourage a vivid imagination, it stimulates the part of the brain that deals with developing language. Studies suggest that through reading, parents and teachers are preparing students for a brighter future.
An entire category of children's books exists to merge reading with music. Some children's books are explicitly about music, introducing early minds to famous composers and musicians. Others educate on musical concepts like rhythm and melody. These books can weave themes together, like the role of music, playing musical instruments, and even song lyrics into imaginative stories. Colorful illustrations bring the narrative to life for their readers. Music-themed children's books make an excellent gift for kids or a young music student and are an essential addition to music education curriculum.