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Once Upon a Song

A Numbers Primer for Music Lovers

Mike Byrne (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 9.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


This whimsical numbers board book shares a little music history while teaching your children the numbers 1 through 10.

Toddlers learning to identify numbers will love this charming and funny book, while music-savvy parents will enjoy the artistic representation of some of their favorite song titles from some of their favorite musical artists.

The book includes the following song titles:
- ONE Fine Day (The Chiffons)
- It Takes TWO (Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock)
- THREE Little Birds (Bob Marley)
- FOUR Strong Winds (Neil Young)
- High FIVE (Beck)
- SIX Weeks (James Morrison)
- EIGHT Days a Week (The Beatles)
- Love Potion No. 9 (The Clovers)
- TEN Feet Tall (Various)

A follow-up to Running Press Kids's Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Colors in Music, this will be an ideal gift for the music-loving kid or family.

Running Press Kids, 9780762470600, 22pp.

Publication Date: April 6, 2021

About the Author

Mike Byrne grew up on the Wirral near Liverpool before moving to Wales to study Illustration at Glyndwr University. He began his career as a designer for a greetings card company and then became a studio manager for a licensed stationery designer before leaving to fulfill his dream of illustrating children's books. Mike now lives in the countryside with his wife, cat and his two baby sons where he spends his days doodling and illustrating children's books fueled only by tea and biscuits.