A fun and easy way to learn to play the piano or keyboard, with helpful instruction on classic and favorite songs.
Written by the author of the best-selling Build It! series in collaboration with an experienced piano teacher, the Play It! books teaches how to play the piano or keyboard in a simple, effective way. Using color-coded notes and character icons, the books include piano sheets of popular and favorite songs as well as a primer on how to read sheet music and some basic techniques. For beginners ages 5 and up, Play It! is the perfect companion on your musical journey.
About the Author
Jennifer Kemmeter is a designer and publisher, as well as the author and creator of the best-selling Build It! series, easy and fun LEGO® books with creative building projects for young kids. Her new Play It! series focuses on teaching beginners how to read sheet music and play the piano or keyboard. Through books, she seeks to develop image-based tools to aid children in developing logical and creative approaches to independent problem solving. Jennifer lives in London, England, with twin sons who fill her home with their own piano education.
Antimo Marrone earned a Masters degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples and has taught piano in Italy and the United Kingdom since 2000. He has instructed students of all levels, from beginner to advanced, in technique, music theory, improvisation, composition, and history. Antimo is passionate about developing innovative techniques to help students learn more effectively and become more motivated, and seeks to apply this passion to his love of music and piano.
"I wanted my twin sons to learn piano but traditional methods proved frustrating and intimidating, so Antimo and I created this beginner piano book series for young children that uses color coded notes and icons to make learning fun and easy."