Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Disney Learning Musical Exploration Storybooks Review & Giveaway

Disclosure:  I received a copy of these storybooks to facilitate a review and giveaway.  All opinions are 100% mine.


I'm excited to share these books with you because they combine two things I'm very passionate about.  In any given day I can be found at the computer listening to talk about Disney or listening to music and I love to share both of these interests with my children.  The new collaboration of Disney with Hal Leonard music publishing has combined the Disney characters we love with fun ways to learn about music through storybooks perfect for young kids.




I received two of these books recently from Hal Leonard.  Both were released in April of this year. The first is Tangled: It's Better When You Sing It.  In the storybook we see and read about scenes from the Tangled movie and on each adjoining page we learn things about singing and ways to add song into your life.  The illustrations in the book are beautiful and I think this book is a perfect introduction to singing for your young aspiring vocalist.  For kids that are already singers it's nice because it throws in some music terminology and basic definitions to become familiar with like tempo and duet.  It teaches that your voice is your very own instrument.


Mickey & Friends: Mickey's Found Sounds is a storybook with your favorite Mickey Mouse Clubhouse characters.  You'll read about how they turn a rainy day disappointment into their own musical parade.  You'll also learn how you can create your own instruments with items you can find sitting around at home.  This was my preschooler's favorite of the two books because he loves stories with Mickey.  We also learned how to make homemade tube kazoo which we are going to do soon!


The newest musical exploration storybook to be released is Moana: The Beat of Your Heart which will share Princess Moana's culture with young readers to discover how natural rhythms can be expressed through hand clapping, drumming and more.

More information about all of the books can be found by visiting www.halleonard.com.  The books are available from fine music stores, Amazon and bookstores everywhere.

The Giveaway:  Thanks to Waldmania one lucky winner will receive their own copy of Tangled: It's Better When You Sing It Musical Exploration Storybook. Giveaway is open to US Residents only. Giveaway ends August 23rd. 

Visit the Oh! The Places You'll Go Giveaway Hop for the giveaway entry form. Good luck!

21 comments:

  1. This is neat. My niece will love these.

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  2. These books are so neat for the kids. My daughter would love Tangled and my son would love the Mickey Mouse.

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  3. These would be perfect for my nieces.

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  4. This is just what my granddaughter would want. I need to keep this in mind for Christmas.

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  5. My daughter would love these! Theres nothing she loves more than belting out her favorite Disney songs!

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  6. Perfect for our homeschool. I always want to incorporate music in our lessons but never know just how.

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  7. My daughter would love these books. Everyone loves to sing Disney songs. I like that the books also incorporate some music terminology as well.

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  8. These books are so cool. My kids would love them.

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  9. These books are so charming and it's fun to remember the movie.
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  10. I grew up learning the songs and enjoy singing them still. So, of course, I would love to have books on tapes (remember those days?) to allow the kids to learn these songs and allow me to sing loudly showing I know my stuff! Great choice of books!

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  11. These books sound awesome. My granddaughter loves to read and we keep looking for new books for her.

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  12. my little niece loves Disney she would love these books

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  13. These look like a lot of fun! Sure my nieces would like them!

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  14. Ashley Chassereau ParksAugust 13, 2017 at 9:54 PM

    These look like so much fun!! My kids are huge Disney fans! THey would really enjoy these!

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  15. I love this idea! They are learning the basics of music through their favorite characters. My kids would love these books.

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  16. Love these! My son would love the Mickey Mouse one and my niece would love Tanngled!
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  17. My nephew Luis loves Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and is always singing the songs. His sister got a karaoke machine for her birthday and he quickly stole the microphone to sing about Mickey Mouse.

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  18. My two great granddaughters would love these. They are always wanting to be read to or watch a movie.

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  19. What a cute idea! Not only are kids reading a great story, they're learning about things they may love.

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