Alfred's Basic Prep Course, Lesson is specifically designed for young beginners. Through the use of appealing music and attractive illustrations, it is no wonder that these books are the most widely used young beginner's piano book now available. This course takes into consideration the normal attention span, as well as the small-sized hands of the young beginner. The complete Prep Course consists of six books (Levels A through F). This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.