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!
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.