Play, Mozart, Play!

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Harper Collins, May 2, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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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User Review  - cvarela - LibraryThing

This book is a brief description of Mozart's life and musical career since he was very little. He and his sister were considered child prodigies because of their musical talent. Mozart composed many ... Read full review

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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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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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