Our Favorite Books

Tunes & Tales has been a labor of love for us. We wanted to create a place for you to easily purchase the wonderful books we use in these classes. Please note that UpBeat Music Academy is an active Amazon Associate and by purchasing our favorite products from our links, you are helping to support our school through qualifying purchases. Thank you for your support!

5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
by Eileen Christelow

The classic song brought to you in story form! Miss Cora reads us this story in "Tunes &. Tales 2; Monkey Madness"

Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown
by Eric Litwin

Groovy Joe is jamming out some awesome rhythms with his friends! This fun story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "Disco Dance"

Hilda Must be Dancing
by Karma Wilson

Hilda has a song in her heart and she loves to dance! Unfortunately, being a hippo, she is VERY loud! This fun story follows Hilda as she finds a way to dance that her neighbors can enjoy too. This family favorite was featured in "Tunes & Tales 2, Disco Dance"

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, DON'T
by Elise Parsley

Chaos ensues when Magnolia brings a piano to the beach! This book was featured in the Tunes & Tales class, "A Day at the Beach"

Llama Llama Red Pajama
by Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama is scared to go to bed, but Mama is busy! This family favorite was featured in "Tunes & Tales 2: Pajama Party"

Lorenzo the Pizza-Loving Lobster
by Claire Lordon

Lorenzo LOVES pizza...the only problem is that he can't figure out how it's made! This story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "Pizza Party".

Mortimer
by Robert Munch

Mortimer just won't go to sleep! Follow along with his bedtime in this story Miss Cora read in "Tunes & Tales 2, Pajama Party"

Mouse Paint
by Ellen Walsh

Learn about colors when these three white mice fall into some paint! But wait! They still have to hide from the cat... Miss Cora read this book in "Tunes & Tales 2: Colors & Crayons"

Never Play Music Next to the Zoo
by John Lithgow

In this fun story, we are introduced to lots of different instruments in a fun way. This story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2's "A Trip to the Zoo".

Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party
by James Dean

Pete and his friends have a perfect pizza party where everyone gets to add a topping and try new things! This story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "Pizza Party"

Planting a Rainbow
by Lois Ehlert

Learn about colors and flowers in this wonderful story. This book was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "In the Garden".

Put Me in the Zoo
by Robert Lopshire

Does this wacky creature belong in the zoo? This story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "A Trip to the Zoo"

Room on the Broom
by Julia Donaldson

This Halloween favorite follows a kind witch and her new friends as they try to make room for everyone. Can they work together when disaster strikes? This story was featured in Tunes & Tales Seasonal Pack 1 on Halloween Day.

Sneezy the Snowman
by Maureen Wright

Sneezy has a cold and he's just trying to warm up! Trouble is... snowmen aren't built to be warm. Miss Cora featured this story in her Tunes & Tales Seasonal Snowman Day

Snowmen at Night
by Caralyn Buehner

Ever wonder what snowmen do once you go to bed? This book reveals it all! Miss Cora reads this story in Tunes & Tales Seasonal Snowman day

Squeak, Rumble, Whomp, Whomp, Whomp
by Wynton Marsalis

Open your ears to the sounds all around! This "sonic adventure" explores auditory excitement that we come in contact in our day to day lives. This story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "A Trip to the City"

The Day the Crayons Quit
by Drew Daywalt

Duncan loves to color, but his crayons keep sending him notes! This story was featured in "Tunes & Tales 2: Colors & Crayons"

The Last Stop on Market Street
by Matt de la Peña

Come with CJ and his Grandma on their regular bus ride home from Church. This award winning story was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "A Trip to the City"

There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow!
by Lucille Colandro

There was a cold lady who swallowed some...snow? What's going to happen?! This story was featured in Miss Cora's seasonal snowman adventure.

Up, Down and Around
by Katherine Ayres

Jump into the garden and explore what and how different things grow! This book was featured in Tunes & Tales 2; "In the Garden".

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