Great Lives in Graphics: Mozart (Hardcover)
Great Lives in Graphics: Mozart is a graphic retelling of Mozart's story which gives children a colorful snapshot of his life and the world he grew up in, while educating them on everything from the history of music to the Age of Enlightenment. You may already know that Mozart was a child prodigy, but did you know that he had a pet starling? Or that his letters are full of rhyming poo jokes? Great Lives in Graphics reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolor, presenting 250+ fascinating facts in a new and exciting way. It takes the essential dates and achievements of each person's life, mixes them with lesser-known facts and trivia, and uses infographics to show them in a fresh visual way that is genuinely engaging for children and young adults. The result is a colorful, fascinating and often surprising representation of that person's life, work and legacy. Using timelines, maps, repeated motifs and many more beautiful and informative illustrations, readers learn not just about the main subject of the book but also about the cultural background of the time they lived in.