The ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to learn and this colourful, easy-to-follow guide is the perfect introduction to everything that the young beginner needs to know. Written by teacher and ukulele expert Tim Lewis, Play Ukulele! is packed with facts and fun to help the novice become an independent ukulele musician. Beginning with basics such as tuning and holding your ukulele, and reading and playing your first chord, the book progresses, step by step, through different strumming patterns and new chords, gradually building player skill and confidence. Carefully graded songs ensure progression at just the right pace. An essential CD of backing tracks and sing along tracks is included to demonstrate sounds and techniques as well as the songs from the book.