A captivating and inspiring story, set to the music of Smetana, designed to introduce Classical music to a younger audience at Key Stages 1 and 2. Ann Bryant's magical tale about young Billy Briggs and his fun on the ice that one day becomes a personal mission to set the waters free of the confines of a dam.
The book is accompanied by a CD that features a lavish recording of The Moldau from Bedrich Smetana's Ma Vlast and some stunning illustrations. Young readers are invited to follow the story and allow the music to inspire their imaginations as the tale progresses. The combination of story, music and pictures make this a truly three-dimensional experience, and a vital alternative to the daily barrage of the popular media.