Now Hear This

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The world around us is full of sounds. Some are pleasant, some are noisy, and some are just plain fun to make or hear. Check out the titles below to explore all different kinds of sounds.

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Boom Boom

An exploration of the four seasons, told through each season’s distinct sounds. 

The Ear Book

Our ears hear popcorn popping, flutes tooting, hands clapping and fingers snapping.

Say Zoop!

Minimal text and simple directions, and the reader’s imagination lead the reader to experiment with different types of sound in this interactive book.

Sounds All Around

Explains how sounds are made and the purposes they serve for both humans and other animals. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.

The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day

Readers follow Isabelle and her puppy Pickle as they go on an amazing, season-related journey in their neighborhood, accompanied by the sounds of Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.

Vroom Vroom Garbage Truck

A garbage truck goes through its daily routine of picking up garbage throughout the city and bringing it to the dump, in a book that explores the sounds a garbage truck makes.