Max and the Lost NoteBook - 2009
Max is a sharp dresser who plays piano. He's a very cool cat indeed. But one day while he's writing a tune, he loses a note. So he rides his scooter downtown to see if anyone's seen his note. First stop is Kitty's Place for a glass of milk and some catnip. And he meets the singing group the Funky Felines here too. They haven't seen Max's lost note, but they sing him a song, and tell him to try Long Tall Dexter. Dexter plays Max a tune on his saxophone, but the note isn't there either. Max trys asking his neighbour Rita, who plays the flute, and she directs him to cool cat Sam, who has a different hat for every day of the week and plays the double bass. All Max's friends play him lots of mellow music, but there's no sign of the lost note. It's only when Max gets back home and kicks off his shoes that the lost note turns up - in a most surprising place! This funny and funky picture book, with its cast of musical cats, is a fantastic introduction to all the different instruments of the jazz band as well as being a hide and seek picture book. There's a mouse to find on every page too!