In the breakthrough first installment of the [i]Meeko the Monkey[/i] series, Meeko guides children on a visually stunning journey through the alphabet and around the World to introduce them to each member of his Animal Band and their unique musical talents. It's a perfect blend of art, music and education.Children are encouraged to identify all of the animal characters and to find a letter of the alphabet on each page. The illustrations are beautifully painted, and the characters are entertaining and endearing. The story glides along with whimsical alliteration and transitions cleverly from one letter of the alphabet to the next. Readers will witness as, 'BoBo the Bear Be-Bops on the Bongos -- Causing Campers Concern', and learn that, 'Ginger the Giraffe's Graceful Guitar Grooves Have Heavenly Harmony.' Parents will also find a helpful list of vocabulary words and definitions in the back of the book.Murphy, Cary is the author of 'Meeko the Monkey's A-Z Animal Band', published 2006 under ISBN 9780977854608 and ISBN 0977854604.