Simon wants to share his love of music with the animals. He tries to get them to play along with his flute, trumpet, cowbells, guitar, harp, violin, drums, and xylophone, but find the animals uninterested. When an old accordionist tells Simon that animals listen to music all their own, Simon invites his friends to form an orchestra…with surprising results.
About the Author
Gilles Tibo is one of Quebec’s most prolific artists and authors. His children’s books have won numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Owl Award from Japan, and the artwork from Annabel Lee was accepted into the Bologna Children’s Book Fair Illustrators’ Exhibition. He also represented Canada for the 1998 Hans Christian Andersen Award. Gilles Tibo lives in Montreal.
Praise for Simon makes music…
Praise for Gilles Tibo’s Simon Books:
“…truly insightful little books celebrate the creativity and imagination of young children.”
Simon books have won The Governor General’s Literary Award for Illustration and The Owl Prize in Japan; and were chosen for the prestigious Illustrators’ Exhibit in Bologna, Italy.