This children's book plays Megadeth's Holy Wars riff

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth performs at Motorpoint Arena on January 30, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales
(Image credit: Mike Lewis Photography/Redferns)

We don’t know what type of sound effects your childhood “Speak-and-Spell” style educational book came equipped with, but it most likely wasn’t Megadeth electric guitar riffs.

Which makes LeapFrog Tad's Get Ready for School Book quite possibly the greatest – or at least loudest – children’s educational tool we’ve ever seen. 

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.