The Accent on achievement series of books has long been the standard for band method teaching in Australia. The series has been adopted by both primary and senior schools as its introductory band method and meets all the required education standards. The full colour print is more stimulating for the student than the regular black and white and the books also include the following. -Rhythm and rest exercises, -Chorales -Scale exercises, -11 full band arrangements among the first two books. If you want your child to learn a band instrument then this is the book of choice. Always check with your band teacher before purchasing to ensure that Accent on Achievement is their favoured band method too.