The Remarkable Farkle Mcbride by John Lithgow

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In his first book, actor and musician John Lithgow introduces a memorable character, a fickle yet lovable child prodigy who brings the sounds and rhythms of an orchestra to sprawling visual life. With a double gatefold showing the entire orchestra, this is the ultimate book for the music lover in all of us.
 

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John Lithgow is an award-winning actor, who has starred on stage, film and television. A New York Times bestselling author of eight books for children, he lives in New York and Los Angeles.
 
Published September 20, 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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All the clamor that he could provide.” Yet the older McBride grows, the more dissatisfied he becomes with his accomplishments until finally given the opportunity to conduct, “his happy heart sings, / To brass, drums, winds, and strings, / And remarkable Farkle’s at last SATISFIED.” The story ends...

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No stranger to music (he released a CD for children titled ""Singin' in the Bathtub""), actor Lithgow pens a romp of a tale about a prodigy whose quest for the perfect instrument leads him through virtually every section of the orchestra.

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