Item description for Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was...?) by Yona Zeldis McDonough & Carrie Robbins...
Overview Explores the life and work of the prolific eighteenth-century Austrian composer who began life as a child prodigy, composing music at the age of five, and died a pauper at age thirty-five.
Publishers Description Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of thirty-five, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of eighteenth-century Europe. Black-and-white illustrations on every spread explore such topics as the history of opera and the evolution of musical instruments. There is also a timeline and a bibliography. Illustrated by Carrie Robbins. Cover illustration by Nancy Harrison.
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Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2003 page 465
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 465
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Studio: Grosset & Dunlap
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.6" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.24" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Apr 28, 2003
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Who Was?
ISBN 0448431041 ISBN13 9780448431048 UPC 070918004995
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More About Yona Zeldis McDonough & Carrie Robbins
Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of "Two of a Kind," her soon-to-be released fifth novel, a second-chance-at-love story between a seemingly mismatched widow and widower. To read the first chapter, arrange a book club visit, or just to say hi, please contact Yona via her websiteor her Facebook fan pages, which she hopes you'll "like." Yona s fourth novel, "A Wedding in Great Neck," was described as, A confection that is not only a page-turner but a poignant view of family life... by Adriana Trigiani and Booklist added, McDonough has assembled a touching, airy novel that manages to meld the concerns of family members spanning four generations into a delightfully well-written story With an authorial voice that switches deftly between impulsive teen-speak and a stately matriarch s flashbacks, McDonough s skill is to be commended. A tender, clever story with emotional heft. "A Wedding in Great Neck "will soon appear in Norway. Yona is also an award-winning children s book author with twenty-two books to her credit and has been the Fiction Editor at Lilith Magazine for over a dozen years. She lives with her husband, two children and small yappy dogs in Brooklyn, New York."
Yona Zeldis McDonough currently resides in Brooklyn, in the state of New York.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (Who Was...?)?
Great History Series For Kids! Dec 27, 2007
The "Who Was..." series is a wonderful way to get kids to read about history. They'll learn different & interesting things in these books they won't get anywhere else. My children asked for them for Christmas! They can't put them down. I homeschool and these are a great tool for learning. My 11 year old reads them on her own very well and my 7 yr. old reads them with a little help. Highly recommend.
Great Who Was Books Oct 19, 2007
My 10 year old daughter loves reading these "Who Was..." books. They are fun and very informative. She would buy the whole series if she had the money!
inaccurate illustrations Jun 25, 2007
The drawings in this book are inaccurate (instruments, the way they are held/they open, maps etc.). The artist did an awfully poor job on just about every illustration. It makes you wonder about the text! I was happy to buy this book as I thought the whole series was a great idea! But I wish the authors put more effort into this project and more responsibility.
Great book! Jun 21, 2007
My daughter finally got interest in reading when she got this book as a present. I'm going to buy more books from this series for her. Great for children over 8 years.
Great subject for a children book. Mar 25, 2007
Great subject for a children book. I got this series of books for my daughter and she really enjoyes reading them. Great read and educational too.