Play, Mozart, Play!

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Harper Collins, May 2, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
39 Reviews

Listen.

A little boy named

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

is playing the piano.

Look.

He is playing backward!

He is playing blindfolded!

Imagine.

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  - Lisa Nolan - Goodreads

Simple story, wonderful pictures, my son was enchanted! And a great way to introduce classical music composers to young children Read full review

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User Review  - Chris Young - Goodreads

How do you capture the essence of a musical prodigy and make it accessible to children? If you are Peter Sis, you keep the text simple and let an entire musical universe unfold through illustrations ... 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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