Michael di Capua Books/Hyperion Books for Children, Nov 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
Aninku and Pepicek find their mother sick one morning, they need to buy her milk to make her better. The brother and sister go to town to make money by singing. But a hurdy-gurdy grinder, Brundibar, chases them away. They are helped by three talking animals and three hundred schoolchildren, to defeat the bully. Brundibar is based on a Czech opera for children that was performed fifty-five times by the children of Terezin, a Nazi concentration camp in 1943.
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Review: BrundibarUser Review - Sarah - Stuck in a Story - Goodreads
I had never heard of Brundibar before my children's literature class but I'm so glad I read it! Not only is it a cute story for children but it's chilling historical significance is what makes the ... Read full review
Review: BrundibarUser Review - Linda Lipko - Goodreads
There is a very tragic story behind this book. Based on a Czech opera, set to music by a Hans Krasa. As Nazi Germany and the evilness of Hitler and his henchmen were creeping and then running ... Read full review