Poppy and Vivaldi: Storybook with 16 musical sounds (Poppy Sound Books) (Hardcover)
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Join Poppy the dog as he and his friend discover the sounds of Vivaldi all around Venice. Press the button in each lively scene to hear the vivid sound of real instruments playing Vivaldi’s masterpieces.
Poppy and Vivaldi takes children and their grownups on a musical adventure through Venice. On this adventure, Poppy arrives in Italy for the Carnival of Venice, where he meets up with his friend Enzo. There are dancers and musicians, masks and magicians, and gondolas and canals everywhere. But above all, there is the music of Vivaldi!
With 16 buttons to push and hear, listen to the sounds of Vivaldi’s great works: The Four Seasons; Concerto for Two Trumpets RV.781; Stabat Mater; Concerto for Mandolin RV.425; Cello Sonata RV. 40; Concerto for Flute RV.439; Concerto “Alla Rustica”; an aria from the opera Griselda; and five more surprises!
Vibrantly illustrated by Magali Le Huche and with facts about Vivaldi’s life and the featured compositions in the back, Poppy and Vivaldi is the perfect introduction to classical music and the works of Vivaldi for kids—one the family will enjoy returning to again and again.
Discover even more musical adventures with: Poppy and the Orchestra, Poppy and the Brass Band, and Poppy and Mozart.
About the Author
Magali Le Huche was born in Paris. She studied illustration in Strasbourg, then returned to Paris where she has illustrated more than forty books for children, some of which she also wrote. She regularly teaches art workshops for young people.