In Stock. The books in this series are designed to combine music, text, and illustrations as a way of telling stories written specifically for young children. Works by Ralph Vaughn Williams. Camille Saint-SaŽns, and others are used as a backdrop for each story. The destruction of the apple tree had brought a time of great sadness and despondency to those living nearby. However, one day the signs of new life on the tree cause a real stir. Discover how William turns this new hope to everyone's advantage. This story introduces The William Tell Overture by Gioacchino Rossini.