Delightful Book One in a Fun-to-Read Juvenile Fiction Series About a Curious Monkey Offers a Musical Twist

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Xulon Press presents an introduction to music that children will love and parents, caretakers, guardians and teachers will appreciate.

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My passion for music and teaching children

Author Deborah Benner-Davis give young readers a fun and engaging story with a musical education theme in Melody the Monkey's Musical Alphabet ($14.99, paperback, 9781662868900; $5.99, e-book, 9781662868917).

The first book in this adorable series by Benner-Davis cleverly teaches children the musical alphabet by using music as the teaching source. The whimsical story features a fun, loving and curious monkey named Melody. Young readers will follow along as this adorable monkey teaches friends about the music alphabet by using a well-known melody. This book makes the perfect introduction to music for the young or young at heart, anyone who wants to learn the basics of music.

Benner-Davis penned the book to be a great resource, repeatable for children of any age or developmental level, a stepping stone for life-long learning through more educational tools.

When asked what inspired the author to write this book, Benner-Davis said, “My passion for music and teaching children.”

Deborah Benner-Davis is a wife and mother who holds degrees in music, psychology and music therapy. Working as a musical therapist for more than two and a half decades, she has worked with thousands of children of multiple populations. Her expertise is working with special needs children and adults. She also works with very young children both in group and private settings. Her belief is that children have the most potential and should be elevated to their highest level. Benner-Davis wants to empower all children, including the underprivileged, to learn through music by providing additional educational tools for life-long learning in a repeatable way. Her unique approach brings joy as well as educational and developmental results. Benner-Davis is the owner and founder of a non-profit called Melody Monkey's Workshop. She plays and teaches piano, clarinet, saxophone, recorder, hand chimes, handbells, and guitar. She also leads adult and children's choirs. Hobbies include crocheting, gardening and reading.


Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Melody the Monkey's Musical Alphabet is available online through,, and

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