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Meg is Tune Town’s best music performer, but she’s having trouble rehearsing. So much trouble, in fact, that the notes have run right off the sheet. Can Meg find the notes in time for her big concert? Or are they closer to home than she thought?

The Trouble in Tune Town is a fun, imaginative fantasy told in rhyme, featuring Meg and her song’s quirky music notes, inviting r
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 2017 by Little Steps
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Dec 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Author Maura Pierlot’s The Trouble in Tune Town is a clever children’s book written in fluent rhymes. Capturing the difficulties that many children face when practicing to play a musical instrument, Pierlot devises a character named Meg, Tune Town’s best music performer who struggles to rehearse for a concert. The childrens book portrays a message of "If you're having fun, then you're playing all right", and that learning a song should focus less on playing the notes correctly and more on experi ...more
Apr 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
We really enjoyed The Trouble in Dune Town by Maura Pierlot. It was nice to read that even great performers have bad days when the notes just don't sound right. For poor Meg, she tries different instruments and they still don't sound right.

It was fun reading what happened to the notes and trying to work out if they would ever find their way back home so the Big Concert can go ahead.

The illustrations are fun and colourful and my nephews had a great time identifying all the instruments and notes i
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Maura Pierlot is an award-winning author and playwright who hails from New York, but has called Canberra, Australia home for thirty years. Her writing delves into complex issues including memory, identity, self and, more recently, mental health.

Following its sellout 2019 season in Canberra, Maura’s debut professional theatre production, Fragments has been published online by Australian Plays Tran

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