From tribal celebrations to Main Street parades, music has always been a central aspect of human culture. This series uses vivid photographs and clear, descriptive text to help young readers explore the history of some of our best-known instruments. Photographs also illustrate related, lesser-known instruments. These titles provide an excellent starting point for young readers beginning to learn the value of music. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions and sidebars, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author.