Frogs Play Cellos

and other fun facts

Illustrated by Pete Oswald and Aaron Spurgeon
(Part of Did You Know?)
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About The Book

Rock out with this book of fun facts about xylophones, cymbals, concerts, and more!

Did you know that the violin contains more than 70 separate pieces of wood?
How about that you can tune your guitar to the sound of a dial tone because it’s an “A”?
Or that the Beatles were first called the Blackjacks, and then the Quarrymen?


Filled with tons of cool facts about musical instruments, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this book is sure to be a hit!

About The Authors

Laura Lyn DiSiena is an art director who loves to write, design, and make crafty things. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her artsy husband and two naughty cats. You can visit them online at OhWellHello.com.

Hannah Eliot is a children’s book editor who lives in Manhattan, New York. Her favorite activities include editing (of course), writing, painting, and doodling all over every piece of notebook paper she uses.

About The Illustrators

As a seasoned professional in the animation industry, Pete Oswald’s credits include traditional animation, CG, and stop motion. Pete’s work as an illustrator and designer includes Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Madagascar 2, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, ParaNorman, and Hotel Transylvania. His short film, The Story of Walls (2009), earned him an Annie Award nomination. Pete and his family live in Santa Monica, California.

Aaron Spurgeon is a professional artist working in the animation industry. Aaron’s credits include Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and the Mickey Mouse shorts, as well as several unreleased animation projects. When not working on movies, Aaron enjoys doing illustrations based on historical city locales and mentoring young artists. Aaron and his family live in Pasadena, California.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Little Simon (October 2014)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481414258
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD910L ? The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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