A children's guidebook to the fantastical characters and creatures found in classical music. The works of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introduced to children through the magical beings from legends and classic tales--including gmes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers.
Ana Gerhard studied as a concert pianist at the Mexican National Conservatory. She has taught piano for several years and has hosted numerous radio programs dedicated to the promotion of classical music. She is the author of Listen to the Birds. Claudia Legnazzi studied at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires and has illustrated children's books for the past 25 years. She has won numerous awards, including the Argentina Book Chamber's Album of the Year and Mexico's International Prize for Illustrated Books. Some of her work has been acquired by the Chihiro Art Museum of Japan and belongs to its permanent collection.