Written by Mo Willems
Illustrated by Amber Ren
Age Level: 3 - 5 Grade Level: PS – K
This is one clever book! It blends inspiration, music, and the word ‘because’ to lead you through a story.
Because Beethoven was inspiring, Franz Schubert wrote his Symphony #8 in B Minor. Because leads some musicians to an orchestra to a performance. But because of a cold, something unexpected and wonderful happens to a little girl.
A clue – sheet music begins the story, Symphony #8, and sheet music ends it with, The Cold. Here’s the link: “The Cold” by Hilary Purrington
Musical Source: https://www.laughingplace.com/w/articles/2019/05/21/Because-Mo-Willems
Whenever I read or write, I find a comfy chair with a great view. I get my favorite drink, stretch out, and let the words take me away.