NASHVILLE, TN – 22 Sep, 2015 – In this world of the alarming rise of disrespect and anger in kids, comes the arrival of the new children’s book, The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Piano as a helpful tool for parents as well as teachers. The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Piano is part of a series of illustrated books by Nashville, Tennessee author, Thornton Cline that instills in children important lessons of life. This book teaches how to control anger and teaches the respect of the piano-how to treat the piano kindly. Published by Centerstream/Hal Leonard Corporation, the book is illustrated by award-winning illustrator, Susan Oliver.
According to a recent Harris poll of 2,250 adults, respect for teachers dropped from 79% to a meager 31%.
“It is unfortunate that many kids today do not show respect to their teachers and to property. You can see that there are some serious anger issues in kids that teachers and parents must deal with,” says author Thornton Cline.
“The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Piano is a wonderful teaching book that combines three books into one: text with illustrations for kids to read, a songbook of 10 original songs and a narrated audio book with children’s choir performances,” says Thornton Cline.
Cline’s first children’s book, The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin was an Amazon children’s bestseller in February of this year.
Thornton Cline has been honored with Songwriter of the Year twice in a row by the Tennessee Songwriters Association for his hit song, Love is The Reason recorded by Engelbert Humperdinck and Gloria Gaynor. He has received Dove and Grammy Award nominations for his songs. His articles have appeared in numerous national magazines, newspapers and journals. The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Piano is Cline’s sixth published book. He is author of The Contrary, Band of Angels, Practice Personalities, Practice Personalities for Adults, and The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin, on the Hal Leonard Corporation. Cline is an in-demand speaker for national conferences and workshop. He lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee with his wife and two children.
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Company Name: Roaring Brook Productions
Contact Person: Susan Oliver
Country: United States