Why Beethoven Threw the Stew

The lively black and white line illustrations provide a perfect accompaniment to the text, and make this book attractive and accessible for children to enjoy on their own or share with an adult.

Why Beethoven Threw the Stew

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Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Steven Isserlis
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-15 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

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Pages: 288
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