Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 4.8
Lexile® Measure: NC980L
Guided Reading: P
- Autobiography and Biography
- Composers and Musicians
- European History
About This Book
As one of the world's best-loved composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is know for his operas and his ability to combine different moods and feelings in his music. His busy lifestyle led to his poor health and his early death at age thirty-five.
The author/illustrator of the highly successful Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists series lends his creative talents to another fun, informative series, this one featuring world-famous composers. Venezia's clever mix of historical photos, his own tongue-in-cheek cartoon illustrations, and factual biographical text combine to present the composers as they really were.
• Perfect for music appreciation studies
• A great resource to prepare for a concert
• Clever illustrations, historical photos, and factual text help readers grasp subject matter