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The Random House Book of Opera Stories

By Adèle Geras

This spellbinding collection of eight well-known stories was created and designed especially for children. Acclaimed author Adèle Geras has dramatically retold familiar operas such as The Magic Flute and Aida, giving us timeless tales filled with magic, love, war, friendship, and a host of larger-than-life characters. Eight popular illustrators have brought these splendid stories to life in a colorful array of styles. Additionally, each opera is accompanied by spectacular costume sketches and a brief biography of the composer. The end result is a truly beautiful, fresh, entertaining, and child-friendly collection for the whole family.  

Format

Book

Availability

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Publish Date

1998

ISBN

0679993150


Format: Book
Author: Geras, Adèle
Title: The Random House book of opera stories / retold by Adele Geras ; illustrations by Ian Beck ... [et al.] ; costume designs by Rosemary Vercoe.
Publisher Date: New York : Random House, 1998.
Subject: Operas -- Stories, plots, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0679993150 (lib. bdg.) 0679893156 (trade)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 782.1 Ger
Oclc: 38147834
Upc:
Bib Id: 44328

Format: Book
Author: Geras, Adèle
Title: The Random House book of opera stories / retold by Adele Geras ; illustrations by Ian Beck ... [et al.] ; costume designs by Rosemary Vercoe.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Random House, 1998.
Description: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects: Operas -- Stories, plots, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Beck, Ian ill.
Other Title: Book of opera stories
Notes: Originally published: The Orchard book of opera stories. London : Orchard Books, 1997.
Contents: The magic flute, or, The test of true love / music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; illustrations by Jane Ray -- Aida, or, Two lovelorn princesses / music by Giuseppe Verdi ; illustrations by Louise Brierley -- Carmen, or, The gypsy and the soldier / music by Georges Bizet ; illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark -- The cunning little vixen, or, Forest magic / music by Leoš Janáček ; illustrations by Ian Beck -- Turandot, or, The ice maiden / music by Giacomo Puccini ; illustrations by Sheila Moxley -- Cinderella, or, The triumph of goodness / music by Gioacchino Rossini ; illustrations by Susan Field -- Hansel and Gretel, or, The defeat of the nibbling witch / music by Engelbert Humperdinck ; illustrations by Sophie Windham -- The love for three oranges, or, A somewhat silly story! / music by Sergei Prokofiev ; illustrations by Katya Mikhailovsky.
LCCN: 97051795
ISBN: 0679993150 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 0679893156 (trade)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 782.1 Ger