This ingenious book allows children to hear over 70 musical instruments from around the world. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 9 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert it into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then press a picture to hear how the instrument sounds. This delightful book is an ideal way to introduce young children to the sound of a wide variety of instruments (both familiar and less so) from home, school, bands and orchestras, as well a selection of instruments from early music history and around the world. A brief description tells you how each group of instruments is sounded, while lively illustrations show what the individual instruments look like and how they are played. Excellent sound quality and charming snippets of music give the listener an instant and memorable encounter with each instrument.