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The Resource Brundibar, retold by Tony Kushner ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; after the opera by Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister

Brundibar, retold by Tony Kushner ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; after the opera by Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister

Label
Brundibar
Title
Brundibar
Statement of responsibility
retold by Tony Kushner ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; after the opera by Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An illustrated retelling of the Czech opera in which a brother and sister find a way to outwit the bullying, bellowing, hurdy-gurdy grinder named Brundibar who will not let them earn money by singing in the town square
  • Aninku and Pepicek find their mother sick one morning, they need to buy her milk to make her better. The brother and sister go to town to make money by singing. But a hurdy-gurdy grinder, Brundibar, chases them away. They are helped by three talking animals and three hundred schoolchildren, to defeat the bully. Brundibar is based on a Czech opera for children that was performed fifty-five times by the children of Terezin, a Nazi concentration camp in 1943
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kushner, Tony
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD480L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.K9647
LC item number
Bru 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1944
  • 1902-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sendak, Maurice
  • Krása, Hans
  • Hoffmeister, Adolf
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Musicians
  • Bullies
  • Operas
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Brundibar, retold by Tony Kushner ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; after the opera by Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780786809042
Lccn
2001099819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • BK0003948063
  • 398137
Label
Brundibar, retold by Tony Kushner ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; after the opera by Hans Krasa and Adolf Hoffmeister
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780786809042
Lccn
2001099819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • BK0003948063
  • 398137

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