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Children's Book with Audio CD

by Dr. Carolan & Auntie Kealoha
Hardbound, 32 pages
Illustrated by Joanna F. Carolan
For ages 4-10
Read Along CD included

The Magic 'Ukulele is a whimsical children's book by Dr. Carolan in collaboration with children's book author Auntie Kealoha. The 'ukulele, Hawaii's unique musical instrument is explored in Dr. Carolan and Auntie Kealoha's delightful, rhymes and Joanna Carolan's bright, colorful illustrations. Fun facts about the history of the 'ukulele are included as well as chording for "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star".

The book includes an audio CD narrated by premier 'ukulele teacher, Roy Sakuma and Grammy award winning musician, Ken Emerson. The sound track is fun for 'ukulele players of all ages!

click to hear audio sample



Special Offer - Buy two or more books and get FREE priority mail shipping within the US!

Geckos Awake
Some ‘ukuleles are magic, did you know?

Geckos Asleep
Play a few chords, hit the right note, and you can be on a boat.





Ken Emerson

Ken Emerson

Ken Emerson infuses style and soul into his traditional slack key and steel guitar compositions. He has been entertaining listeners around the world with his unique style for over 30 years.

Recipient of the prestigious "Kahili" Award for perpetuating Hawaiian culture, Ken is also a contributing artist and composer on the first "Best Hawaiian Music Album" to win a GRAMMY Award in 2005.

For more information about Ken Emerson visit:

Ken Emerson on the web


Roy Sakuma

Roy Sakuma is recognized as Hawaii's foremost 'ukulele teacher and proponent of the instrument. He and his wife Kathy have four 'ukulele schools on O'ahu. Innovative, inspirational, warm and funny, Roy's unique method instruction makes learning fast and - most of all - fun. Roy founded the annual 'Ukulele Festival in 1971, which has grown into the largest 'ukulele festival of its kind in the world.

For more information about Roy Sakuma visit:

3865 Hanapepe Road P.O. Box 950 Hanapepe, Kauai, Hi 96716
Tel: (808) 335-5944 Fax: (808) 335-3830 Toll free: (800) 914-5944 Email:

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