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Mikey's Place Characters background. Steve's Music Room Publishing by Steve Giddings

A New Children's Book called

Mikey's Place

Mikey's Place is a new chidlren's book about finding your place. Join Mikey as he explores the instruments of the rock band and learns how to make friends with wonderful SEL and Social Emotional Learning connections.
La place de Miko is the French translation of Mikey's Place. Explore the instruments of the rock band with wonderful SEL or Social Emotional Learning Connections on Steve's Music Room by Steve Giddings

Mikey's Place is about a microphone finding his way in the musical landscape. Where does he fit? The thought wouldn't quit. While searching for his place, he comes across some cool musical characters that teach about their function in the rock band. Everyone has a purpose, and everyone has their place. Join Mikey as he journeys to find his place.

For teachers and parents, this book will help reinforce social emotional intelligences, and help kids to understand that everyone is good at something, but not everybody is good at everything. They just need to find their passion. Exploring the instruments of the rock band, their function, and other musical lessons are also present throughout the book. 

Mikey's Place is also available in French!


Enjoy colouring sheets of the characters from Mikey's Place! A fun extended activity for music learners exploring the instruments of the rock band. Available in English and French!

Get these awesome teaching materials that include SEL connections, lesson ideas, noticings, and questions. Available in English and French!

Play Mikey's Beats

A new online app to enjoy as another extended activity! Learn about the sounds of the instruments in the rock band and hear what Mikey's band sounds like. Try all the different sounds together.


Drag instrument squares to the appropriate characters and make music.

To tap or click the character to make them stop.

Mikey's Place Digital Art Mikey the microphnone and guitar meet for the first time in this new children's classic called Mikey's Place
Steve's Music Room KIDS Division Publishing by Steve Giddings Mikey's Place Series
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