|aLearn to speak music|b[a guide to creating, performing, & promoting your songs]|cwritten by John Crossingham ; design & illustrations by Jeff Kulak.
|aToronto, Ont.|bOwlkids Books|cc2009.
|a96 p.|bcol. ill.|c23 x 25 cm.
|aSubtitle from cover.
|aA guide to help young readers learn music by revealing every nook and cranny of how it's made. Rather than just a guide to instruments and theory, it explores every aspect of the pop music world, from songwriting and artwork to promotion and setting up a practice space. Special features include: insider's advice on choosing and buying an instrument, finding the right bandmates, setting up gigs, overcoming stage fright, emulating high-priced studio techniques at home, and much more. Also featured is a guide to shooting a music video from MTVA-nominated director Christopher Mills.