The Red Piano by Andre Leblanc
  

The Red Piano

Written by Andre Leblanc
Illustrated by Andre Leblanc

Synopsis

The Red Piano by Andre Leblanc

This stirring and beautiful picture book relates the moving and inspiring story of a gifted young girl's passion for the piano in a time of historic turmoil. During China's Cultural Revolution (1966 - 1976), a young girl is taken from her family and sent to a far-off labour camp. Forbidden to play the piano, she nevertheless finds a way of smuggling hand-written music into the camp and sneaking away at night to practice a piano in a secret location. Then, one night, she is caught ...

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A must for any child's bookshelf. --Amnesty Human Rights Journal

About the Author

A chance meeting with the celebrated international concert pianist Zhu Xiao-Mei inspired Andre Leblanc to tell this story of her childhood in China. Barroux was a press illustrator for Forbes magazine, New York Times, and Washington Post. He is also the illustrator of numerous children's books, including the Emily and Alex series, Mr. Katapat's Incredible Adventures, My Goldfish, and Where's Mary's Hat?

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Andre Leblanc
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Publisher

Wilkins Farago

Publication date

1st July 2011

ISBN

9780980607017


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