Note Reading for the Violin teaches the basic skills usually taught in many violin method book. However, the notes have the animal caraiactures used in the Animal Note method of beginning music education. The book includes the word clues necessary to teach the note location on the Treble Clef Staff and a discussion of timing since half, quarter as well as whole notes are used in these book in this book. Pictures that identify parts of the violin and bow, along with photos of the proper way to hold the violin, bow, and hand position are also included. All notes from the G below middle C to the high A are used in the book. Also some "Fun" songs have been added.