Author name: Susan Montgomery

Ukulele Children’s Picture Book Teaches Importance of Practice and Patience

The Core Themes I recently published the second book in The Strumming Seahorse series. Ukulele Practice Time: A Strumming Seahorse Story follows Sammy on another adventure as he learns more about how to play the ukulele. This time, he struggles with learning a song because he doesn’t know how to play all the notes. He learns about

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New Ukulele Children’s Book Released

My latest book has been released and I am excited it’s available to all. Sammy the Seahorse learns beginner ukulele skills but also learns something very important about himself, too. This book is ideal for children ages 5 to 9. It is the first in a series of four books I have planned. I also

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Artful Healing: How Watercolor Painting is Helping Me Cope with Health Struggles

During life’s trials and tribulations, we often seek solace and strength in unexpected places. For me, the world of watercolor painting has become a haven of healing and renewal during my ongoing health struggles. Watercolor painting helps me deal with my emotions and the reality of my upcoming bowel surgery. It is a follow-up to

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Ukulele Coloring Adventures

My new coloring book series is now available! You can enjoy In the Forest with the Ukulele, In the Wild with the Ukulele, and In the Ocean with the Ukulele. These coloring pages are great for kids, and I think adults will enjoy them, too! Each book features over 20 original hand-drawn illustrations. They were

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Coloring Page for Zoe’s Groovy Birthday Gift: A Ukulele Tale

Now you can have your very own coloring page based on the cover art for my new children’s book Zoe’s Groovy Birthday Gift: A Ukulele Tale! Your little one is sure to love coloring this unique, groovy ukulele birthday cake! You can download this free PDF coloring page when you sign up for Susan’s SideNotes,

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Zoe’s Groovy Birthday Gift: A Ukulele Tale is Available Now

My latest book Zoe’s Groovy Birthday Gift: A Ukulele Tale is now available! This story follows Zoe as she learns all about the ukulele, which she receives as a birthday gift from her parents. At first, she doesn’t know what to do with it! But she quickly learns how much fun it can be! This

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Ukulele Expressions Lullaby is Available Now

I’m excited to announce that Ukulele Expressions Lullaby is available now in paperback and eBook. These lullabies are designed to soothe two and four-legged friends alike. You’ll only need one hand to play this music! Each lullaby I created has lyrics about love, nature, adventures, and more. The sweet and loving tunes will appeal to

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Free Resource Guide – Making Music with Only One Hand

I have created this free resource guide on how to make music with only one hand with the ukulele. I have taken the picking hand fingerstyle music I created for my Ukulele Expressions book series and modified it in order to be used in music therapy and other settings. This style of playing shows that it’s still

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Read an Ebook Week is Here! Catch All of My Books on Sale!

It’s Read an Ebook Week, a week that encourages readers to pick up the digital device of their choice and download a new book to read. For this week only, all my books are 50% off on Smashwords! If you wouldn’t mind taking part in promoting this celebration of Ebooks and reading, please feel free

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