Easiest Mandolin Book by William Bay. For Mandolin. Saddle-stitched, SongBook. Easiest. Children. Beginning. Book. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.94833).
ISBN 9781562225636. Children. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
A handy and economical starter book chock-full of useful information. Teaches strumming rhythm by playing along with lyrics, then teaches tablature reading for playing solos. The solos provide picking indications for up-picking and down-picking. Contains 25 folk favorites for strumming and singing, 13 songs in notation and tablature for solo picking, and a mandolin chord reference chart.