Play, Mozart, Play!

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HarperCollins, May 2, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A little boy named

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

is playing the piano.


He is playing backward!

He is playing blindfolded!


What must his life be like?

Play, Mozart, play!

Acclaimed artist Peter Sís introduces very young children to the child genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in this picture book tribute to the beauty of listening, looking, imagining, and -- most of all -- playing!


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Simple story, wonderful pictures, my son was enchanted! - Goodreads
Loved the illustrations, but not much on Mozart. - Goodreads
Very very limited introduction to Mozart. - Goodreads

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User Review  - amoore1 - LibraryThing

A long time ago Mozart was a famous pianist from the time he was just a little boy. His father made sure that he was constantly practicing, which hindered Mozart’s opportunities to make friends ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leah Wall - Goodreads

Very very limited introduction to Mozart. But beautifully written and the illustrations are musical. It was perfect for us when my son (3rd grade) was studying Mozart in school as an accompaniment for his little sister (4 year old). Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Peter SÍs is an internationally acclaimed author, artist, and filmmaker. Among his works are three Caldecott Honor books: The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain; Tibet: Through the Red Box; and Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei. He has illustrated five other novels by Sid Fleischman, including the Newbery Medal book The Whipping Boy. He lives with his family in New York State.

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