Handel, Who Knew What He Liked

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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked
Written by M.T. Anderson
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763666009
ISBN-13: 9780763666002
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Handel, Who Knew What He Liked

author: M.T. Anderson
illustrator: Kevin Hawkes

series name:
Candlewick Biographies

Features a new note from the author

George Frideric Handel always knew what he liked. And he was never afraid to do what he liked — whether smuggling a clavichord into the attic, sneaking off at a duke’s castle to play the organ, ordering forty-five pounds of snow to chill his wine, or writing operas that no one wanted to hear. Even in his darkest hour, when it seemed everyone and everything were against him, Handel stayed true to himself. And because he did, he has become one of the best-loved composers in the world. In this absorbing biography, M. T. Anderson’s narrative and Kevin Hawkes’s stunning art illuminate the life and legacy of a musical visionary.
Back matter includes a time line, discography, author’s note, sources, and an index.

The award-winning work is now reissued as a Candlewick Picture Book Biography.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$4.99 / $6.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763666009 /  9780763666002
on sale date:
09/2013
type/format:
Non-Fiction / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Biography & Autobiography; History; Music;
 
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