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The Red Piano (9780980607017)

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 ...

Inspired by the amazing true story of the international concert pianist Zhu Xiao-Mei, Andre Leblanc and Barroux's acclaimed picture book from France poetically relates an extraordinary story of perseverence set against a cataclystic period of history which is, to this day, still shrouded in mystery.

For 4 to 7 year olds.

The Red Piano (9780980607017) by Andre Leblanc, Hardback, September 2009, Wilkins Farago

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Author Andre Leblanc
Format Hardback
Age Suitability 4 to 7
Country of Origin France
ISBN 9780980607017
Date Published September 2009
Publisher Wilkins Farago