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It's time to rock n' roll! Tune in to this interactive virtual storytime event with Broadway keyboard programmer David Weiser, as he reads his new picture book THE BOY WHO WANTED TO ROCK. Inspired by David's 5-year-old son, THE BOY WHO WANTED TO ROCK introduces fundamental concepts like rhythm and pitch and provides a basic overview of how keyboard and fretted instruments work to young readers. Told in rhyme, with a fun storyline and a cast of unlikely creatures, the book begins with a frustrated child in a bedroom full of instruments, and ends with rock n' roll mayhem in a cave full of monsters! During the event, David will read his book, followed by a musical performance and appearance with his son. This event is perfect for ages 3 to 8, and all aspiring rock stars are welcome to attend. Save your spot in the free event below.  

David has kindly signed bookplates for everyone who purchases his book from An Unlikely Story, while supplies last. 

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ABOUT THE BOOK:
Written by music industry veteran David Weiser for his five-year-old son, The Boy Who Wanted to Rock takes readers on a musical journey that encourages children to learn the ropes...and swing from the ceiling! Guided by a cast of helpful and unlikely creatures, a young boy discovers that his inner monster is the key to learning and enjoying music. Beautifully illustrated by longtime friend and fellow musician Derek Lavoie, the story is a tribute to the inner child that sustains every rock 'n roller.

Intended for children ages 3 - 8 years, the book introduces fundamental concepts like rhythm and pitch, and provides a basic overview of how keyboard and fretted instruments work. An easy-to-digest tale told in rhyme, it begins with a frustrated child in a bedroom full of instruments, and ends with proper rock n' roll mayhem in a cave full of monsters!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
David Weiser has worked as a keyboard programmer with numerous Broadway, West End, touring and televised musicals, including NBC's 2018 Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom of the Opera, Cats, and Les Miserables. His credits also include work with high profile artists like David Bowie, The Who, and Brian Wilson. David lives outside of Boston with his wife, son, and a few goblins hanging about in the basement.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The Boy Who Wanted To Rock Cover Image
By David Weiser, Derek Lavoie (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780578799575
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: BookBaby - February 6th, 2021

Signed Copies

Due to the nature of virtual events, signed copies may not always be available. Information about signed copies will be included in the event description.

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