One of a series featuring the childhood of famous artists and composers, this book focuses on Tchaikovsky. It discusses the hardships of a rigorous musical training, parental pressure, childhood pranks and the pleasure of making music, and includes a short list of Tchaikovsky pieces which are of juvenile appeal. Aiming to be both educational and entertaining, the book is intended for home, library or school use, and supports the music curriculum emphasis on historical knowledge and appreciation. The author is known for her "Fun With Music" sessions for children, in which she illuminates great works of music by means of stories, anecdotes from composers' lives, games, quizzes and concerts.
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Book Description Puffin Books. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, and may have sticker on cover, but in good overall condition. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-B-023-00867