Peter and the Wolf
Peter and the Wolf
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Peter and the Wolf

Written by Sergei Prokofiev & illustrated by Chris Raschka
Published by Atheneum
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Sergei Prokofiev composed his Peter and the Wolf in 1936 with the hope of introducing children to the instruments of the orchestra. It happens that he also devised a wonderfully dramatic story. The characters - boy, bird, duck, cat, grandfather, wolf, hunters - and their doings have been beloved by young and old for decades. Writer, artist, musician, and Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka has given the original story a new setting: a stage performance. Here you will relish language inspired music; enjoy mischief, suspense, and triumph in the theater; and delight in a surprise (and an additional character) Prokofiev’s merry tale didn’t provide. Please do not turn immediately to the last page.

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Book Details

Publication Date
November 4, 2008
Reading Age
3 - 7 years

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