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The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera

by Shahrukh Husain, James Mayhew (Illustrator)

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Colorful book providing children with the story lines of seven operas: Britten's The Little Sweep, Mozart's The Magic Flute, Humberdink's Hansel and Gretel, Wagner's The Flying Dutchman, Rossini's La Cenerntola, Von Gluck's Orpheus and Eurydice, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Christmas Eve. Each retelling takes about 10 pages.
  mwittkids | May 9, 2007 |
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These fascinating, dramatic and child-friendly opera tales are illustrated with flamboyant and breath-taking illustrations. A comprehensive discography (p. 80) is included.

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