The Award-Winning, Tell Me Why series based on the books by Arkady Leokum, gives informative and easy to understand answers to the many types of questions that children ask about everyday subjects, in a simple and entertaining manner. This volume answers questions children ask about Language, Fine Arts and Music such as: What is language? Who first thought of the alphabet? How did English begin? When was the first book written? Who wrote the first English dictionary? Who wrote the first encyclopedia? How did Poetry originate? Who invented cartoons? What are the fine arts? What is a Sculpture? Where was the first theater? Who made the first paintings? What is impressionism? What is music? What was the first musical instrument? Each program comes complete with its own study guide containing a glossary, additional questions and suggested learning strategies.