This is a story written with the ages of 7 -12 years in mind. Ten year old George loves his football much more than practising the piano, until he meets a whacky family who help him discover the joys of music from the 1960’s. Revel in the musical genius from this decade and see if you can find the 35 songs embedded in the story. Share these with parents and grandparents.
Jody Cauduro is an Australian children’s book author who also happens to play the piano. She is keen to showcase the incredible output of music across generations. This story connects a fun story with an amazing decade of music. Her previous books have been written for younger children.
About the Illustrator: Liam lives with his family in Mount Martha, a quiet little seaside town in Victoria, Australia. He and his partner have two children and a dog named Earl. Liam also likes to go surfing and paint big oil paintings of the land and sea. His dad introduced him to The Beatles and music of the 60s and 70s when he was a boy, and now he plays these albums on a vinyl record player to his kids. His website is liamwaldie.com.