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Author Stevens, Bryna.

Title Handel and the famous sword swallower of Halle / by Bryna Stevens ; illustrated by Ruth Tietjen Councell.

Publication Info. New York : Philomel Books, 1990.


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Juvenile Biography  JB HANDEL    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J B HANDEL    Check Shelf
Description 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [32]).
Summary Relates how a determined aunt and a boy who swallowed a knife made it possible for young George Frederic Handel to study music despite his father's strong objections.
Subject Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Rudloff, Andreas.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Composers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Councell, Ruth Tietjen.
ISBN 0399215484: $14.95 ($19.50 Can.)
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